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27 Ways To Promote Intrinsic Motivation In The Classroom

27 Ways To Promote Intrinsic Motivation In The Classroom
27 Ways To Promote Intrinsic Motivation In The Classroom by TeachThought Staff We’ve talked about the definition of intrinsic motivation in the past. We’ve also talked about some basic ways to improve student motivation. This time, it’s Mia MacMeekin‘s turn to speak to you about the same, but through gridded, blocked, and easy to read infographics. The graphic starts with a definition for both intrinsic motivation and extrinsic motivation, then offers 27 verbs that can help promote that magic stuff that is characterized by curiosity, effort, engagement, and academic success. Some were a little iffy–“praise” and “milestones” seemed a little closer to extrinsic motivation. Our favorites? 5. 7. 8. 22. 23. 24. 27 Ways To Promote Intrinsic Motivation In The Classroom 27 Ways To Promote Intrinsic Motivation In The Classroom; 27 Ways To Promote Intrinsic Motivation In The Classroom

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