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Motivating Students

Motivation Overview

The student may…

  • Need to be frequently reminded to stay on task and to remember assignments
  • Have little facial or physical affect (often looks sad and unmoved by much)
  • Not ask questions
  • Not volunteer
  • Not appear to enjoy school
  • Have frequent absences or frequent reports of illness
  • Has negative self-esteem
  • Unmotivated to excel
  • Displays "I Don't Care" attitude