Making Connections to Motivate Student Learning
Lesson Objective: Motivate student learning by tapping into their interests
All Grades / All Subjects / Motivation

Thought starters

  1. How does connecting learning to students' interests help to motivate students?
  2. Why is making connections for students important for making learning relevant?
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i totally agree with this.
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I liked the theory of middle school students still curious, yes, very thrilling age to teach!
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I will make this a continuous strategy throughout the school year. Thanks!
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We are all wondering what is the best way to motive students. Here is a short video with middle school students that could offer a suggestion for younger and older students, too.
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School Details

Rancho Milpitas Middle School
1915 Yellowstone Avenue
Milpitas CA 95035
Population: 714

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Lesson Idea

Grades 9-12, All Subjects, Class Culture

Lesson Idea

Grades 9-12, ELA, Class Culture

Teaching Practice

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