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Inquiring Minds Inquiring Minds Want to Know! Want to Know! How to Motivate Students for Learning

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Inquiring Minds Want to Know!. How to Motivate Students for Learning. Tapping into Prior Knowledge. Find out what the students already know Make a K-W-L chart to assess their knowledge and clear up any misconceptions about the topic *K: write what the students know - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Page 1: Inquiring Minds Want to Know!

Inquiring Minds Inquiring Minds Want to Know!Want to Know!

Inquiring Minds Inquiring Minds Want to Know!Want to Know!

How to Motivate Students for Learning

How to Motivate Students for Learning

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Tapping into Prior Knowledge

Tapping into Prior Knowledge

Find out what the students already know

Make a K-W-L chart to assess their knowledge and clear up any misconceptions about the topic*K: write what the students know*W: write questions about what they want to know*L: write what they learned (to be completed post-lesson)

Find out what the students already know

Make a K-W-L chart to assess their knowledge and clear up any misconceptions about the topic*K: write what the students know*W: write questions about what they want to know*L: write what they learned (to be completed post-lesson)

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Engage through Curiosity

Engage through Curiosity

Use children’s natural curiosity to build motivation.

Ask child-centered questions based on their five senses.

Use children’s natural curiosity to build motivation.

Ask child-centered questions based on their five senses.

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Make it Relevant!Make it Relevant!

Connect content to their real world…make it matter to them!

Discuss how the content relates to their family, self, and community.

Connect content to their real world…make it matter to them!

Discuss how the content relates to their family, self, and community.

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Make it Real!Make it Real!

Bring realia to establish concrete understanding of content like models, live organisms, posters, movie clips and videos, etc.

Bring realia to establish concrete understanding of content like models, live organisms, posters, movie clips and videos, etc.

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Ease into the Classroom

Ease into the Classroom

Contact your assigned classroom teacher to set up observation times.

Use your classroom teacher’s expertise and watch his or her strategies in action!

Bring your calendar, plan book, and cell phone to coordinate schedules.

Contact your assigned classroom teacher to set up observation times.

Use your classroom teacher’s expertise and watch his or her strategies in action!

Bring your calendar, plan book, and cell phone to coordinate schedules.

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Switch it Up!Switch it Up!

During the lesson, active participation can be maintained through a variety of strategies.

Each child learns differently, so strategies that activate their multiple intelligences help each student access the material.

During the lesson, active participation can be maintained through a variety of strategies.

Each child learns differently, so strategies that activate their multiple intelligences help each student access the material.

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Surf for Strategies!Surf for Strategies! Visit teacher-oriented websites for ideas on the

multiple intelligences theory. http://www.thirteen.org/edonline/concept2class/mi/index.html

Some recommended strategies are (but not limited to):*think-pair-share*numbered heads (to assign group roles)*hand signals to check for understanding*using mini white boards for student responses.http://www.bcsc.k12.in.us/bssc/InstructionalTips/070416%20Active%20Participation%20Strategies.pdfhttp://www.nea.org/classmanagement/archive.html?source=google&paidkeyword=classroom+management&gclid=CP-fpITdjZQCFRIuagode186Vg

Visit teacher-oriented websites for ideas on the multiple intelligences theory. http://www.thirteen.org/edonline/concept2class/mi/index.html

Some recommended strategies are (but not limited to):*think-pair-share*numbered heads (to assign group roles)*hand signals to check for understanding*using mini white boards for student responses.http://www.bcsc.k12.in.us/bssc/InstructionalTips/070416%20Active%20Participation%20Strategies.pdfhttp://www.nea.org/classmanagement/archive.html?source=google&paidkeyword=classroom+management&gclid=CP-fpITdjZQCFRIuagode186Vg