What is the importance of motivation and creativity in the classroom?

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1. Motivation

1.1. "The reason or reasons one has for acting or behaving in a certain way"

1.2. Robert Slabin states that, "motivation is one of the most important ingredients of effective instruction."

1.3. Not all types of motivation have the same effect on people.

1.3.1. Intrinsic Motivation

1.3.1.1. Is motivation that resides within a person. Is seen as having passion or pride within one's finished product or task.

1.3.1.2. Advantages: -Long Lasting -Self Sustained

1.3.1.3. Disadvantages: -Difficult to instill -Slow to develop

1.3.2. Extrinsic Motivation

1.3.2.1. Is motivation that is driven by external rewards such as money, grades, fame, or special privileges.

1.3.2.2. Advantages: -Little Preparation -Quicker Results

1.3.2.3. Disadvantages: -Focus may shift to reward over learning -Rewards may loose effect over time

2. Creativity

2.1. One's use of imagination to produce unique ideas

2.2. Improves Test Scors

2.3. Inspires students to be curious, engaged, and interested in the world around them.

3. Effects of Motivation

3.1. Intrinsic learners can be a joy to teach due to their passion for the learning process and opportunity to better themselves

3.2. Extrinsic learners may not always engage in their learning as deeply as Intrinsic learners, but enjoy competition and the opportunity to achieve set goals

4. Motivational Strategies

4.1. Freedom of Choice

4.2. Performance Goals

4.3. Student Active Teaching

4.4. Become a Rolemodel

4.5. Get to Know Your Students

5. Creativity Strategies

5.1. Encourage Discussions

5.2. Collaborative Learning

5.3. Technology Implementation

5.4. Provide multiple formats for assignments

6. Effects of Creativity

6.1. Additional Student Buy in

6.2. Additional Ownership

6.3. More Exciting Lessons

6.4. Improves Classroom Happiness

7. Joshua Ross AIL 624 10/22/17