Motivating the unmotivated

Ken Wilson outlines ten ways to create an atmosphere that makes students want to come to class. January 2012, London.

What makes your students want to come to your class? This seminar, with Ken Wilson, outlines ten ways to create an atmosphere that makes them want to do just that.

You can read a report of the seminar here.

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Submitted by dianaarmstrong on Sun, 04/29/2012 - 16:47

Brilliant seminar, with great ideas that we probably all know we should be using.  Has remotivated me at a point where I'm getting tired and feel that I'm running out of ideas.  Thanks for a great seminar - worth the 50 minutes of my time on a Sunday afternoon!

Submitted by DragancheR on Sun, 02/19/2012 - 12:00

I really enjoyed listening to the presentation. Examples are very interesting and practical, and above all, applicable.

Considering motivation and the role of the teacher, I wanted to share the opinion of students what do they think the 'great' teacher should be like. I came across this 'image'  while making a presentation about motivation for teachers, and I liked it a lot.

It tells a lot how teachers should show a genuine interest in their students' interests and abilities, and how important is that from the position of student.



-is kind. 

-is generous. 

-listens to you. 

-has faith in you.

-encourages you.

-keeps confidence.

-likes teaching students.

-likes teaching the subject.

-takes time to explain things.

-helps you when you are stuck.

-tells you how you are doing.

-allows you to have your say.

-doesn’t give up on you.

-cares for your opinion.

-makes you feel clever.

-treats people equally.

-stands up for you.

-makes allowances.

-tells the truth.

-is forgiving.



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