Motivational strategies to enhance effective learning in teaching struggling students

  • Wery J
  • Thomson M
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The challenges presented by students who struggle to connect with curriculum learning in school constitute an issue that confronts education systems worldwide. This article reviews ways in which such students can be encouraged to engage more positively in their own learning, a process that benefits both the child and the whole school community. In this article a range of strategies to do this is proposed, based on a set of theoretical considerations.

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  • Disabilities
  • Extrinsic motivation
  • Intrinsic motivation
  • Reluctant learners
  • Rewards

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