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  • This is how I was feeling when I was beginning to put this PPT together.
  • Is this an effective lesson? Are students motivated? Why/Why not?
  • Students may be initially quiet as they try to figure out the classroom…if the classroom feels safe, they may soon feel like participating and become motivated.
  • Students are nervous…have anxiety…
  • Is this an effective lesson? Are students motivated? Why/Why not?
  • Motivation powerpoint

    1. 1. How to get it back into yourclassroomPresented by Ryan BruxEnglish Language FellowBNC – El Cultural,Tarapoto, Peru
    2. 2. •Derived from the Latin “movere” meaning “to move”•Motivation is a learned skill•The most intelligent students can be outperformed by lessbright students with higher motivation•If a student is motivated enough he/she can accomplishany learning of any scale
    3. 3. The goal is for our students to be intrinsically motivated!!Think About it…
    4. 4. Psychoanalytical (Freud)Social DevelopmentTheory (Vygotsky)Hierarchy of Human Needs (Maslow)PsychosocialTheory of Development (Erikson)Affective Filter (Krashen)
    5. 5. Make your classroom environment as invitingand comfortable as possible for students.
    6. 6. Activities should be neither too easynor too hard.Social Interaction is important!
    7. 7. If basic needsare not being met, it’s difficult to be motivated to learn.
    8. 8. Communicate that yourespect and value allcultures, and emphasizethe contributions thatcultural differences maketo learning.
    9. 9. Reduce theAnxietyIncreaseMotivation
    10. 10. Provide both oral and written instructions when possible.Provide activities that are interesting and intriguing.Provide materials that relate to the students real lives.Allow for jokes and relaxed conversation at certain timesRefrain from orally correcting students.Don’t expect perfection!
    11. 11. Young learners Teens Adults Large Classes
    12. 12. Motivating Young LearnersKeep yourself motivatedEncouragePlay gamesGet Your Hands DirtyGet Moving!!!Vary the Pace
    13. 13. MotivatingTeens•Reference pop culture•Have friendly competition•Play songs•Use video•Integrate technology•Play games•Use real life objects
    14. 14. SurvivalJob EnhancementEducationSocial InteractionIf the class fails to satisfy the needs, goalsand interests that have motivated themto come, they will simply stop coming!Why Are Adults Motivated to Learn English?
    15. 15. Motivating Large ClassesKeepYourselfMotivatedGet to KnowYourStudents’ NamesBreak into smallergroupsGetThem MovingRoutine isimportant!
    16. 16.  Teach your classes in a dynamic, enthusiastic andenergetic way. Students can be engaged simply bythe energy and dedication shown by their teachers. Gestures, facial expressions, emotions, actions Model desired action or have other students modelthe action (the dialogues, stories, etc.) EmployTotal Physical Response (TPR) techniques.Use these techniques in a pair work or group work
    17. 17. Projects: Allow students to have a ‘voice’ in learning Allow students to make real-worldconnections Allow students freedom to complete task Allow students to work cooperativelyIn Sum: Projects Increase IntrinsicMotivation
    18. 18. What is Your Vision?What are your Goals?Do you have Support?Learn from yourmistakes.
    19. 19. Ryan BruxEnglish Language FellowBNC – El