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Postby coolguy » Sun Apr 25, 2004 12:09 pm

As a human beings, every student has the desire to learn something .However, sometimes unproper teaching methods kill this desire.Teachers are responsible for movitating students' intrests. It makes a successful teacher.

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Postby Guest » Tue Jul 13, 2004 2:48 am

As a teacher, he/she should motivate his/her students to study well. It doesn't have to be English. Learning is gaining one's knowledge, so it's good to learn. He/she should help the students to understand that point; however, I don't think the teachers are responsible for their students's failure if they've already tried their best to help the students. Some students are not willing to learn. It's their business to choose that way. We can't blame everything on the teachers

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Postby Arale » Fri Oct 15, 2004 4:49 pm

Is the teacher responsible for motivating students to study? Or is it each student's own responsibility to be interested in learning?


I think teacher should be responsible for motivating students to study.Students themselves decide their own result,however.No one could help them except themselves.Students are the center of teaching activity,in which the teacher is just a guider.In my country,there are so many students in a class so the teacher could not control all students in the class.A good teacher will help students find the best way of learning.

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Postby Pirate » Thu Nov 18, 2004 5:14 pm

The teacher. But if the teacher doesn't care, the student suffers!

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Postby Rodrigo Klassen » Tue Mar 22, 2005 12:30 am

i think it depends on the teachers and the students in different forms. teachers just can't make their classes boring, without a real meaning or intention but students must be ready to learn always...
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Postby GiddyGad » Tue Mar 29, 2005 4:48 pm

There's a joke about a student who comes up to a teacher and says: 'I'm not gonna do anything... nor am I gonna come to classes but I pay the money for being taught so in the end I must know everything.' ... :?

The ability to motivate students reflects the level of a teacher's professionalism, it goes without saying. But in the long run it's students who are to acquire the knowledge of the subject being taught.

Responsibility is too a general word.
Resposibility in what? That's what makes all the difference.

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Postby Guest » Tue Mar 29, 2005 7:27 pm

GiddyGad wrote:There's a joke about a student who comes up to a teacher and says: 'I'm not gonna do anything... nor am I gonna come to classes but I pay the money for being taught so in the end I must know everything.' ... :?

It's similiar to "I paid for the course so you must let me pass." :roll:

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Postby Guest » Tue Mar 29, 2005 7:28 pm

GiddyGad wrote: The ability to motivate students reflects the level of a teacher's professionalism, it goes without saying. But in the long run it's students who are to acquire the knowledge of the subject being taught.

Responsibility is too a general word.
Resposibility in what? That's what makes all the difference.

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Postby authorityquery » Tue Apr 12, 2005 1:39 pm

I think each student should be responsible for studying, We know we learn for ourslves, so why another person have to be responsible for our study. It's a bad way.
But The teacher is the person who has to show the student how to study or research, teacher's task just makes student feel interested in the subject.
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Postby Shazzam » Wed Apr 13, 2005 9:53 am

I think this is very much age determined! Younger students would need more motivation from teachers and parents (or support networks). As they progress the study principles should be starting to gel. I must admit I had a giggle at
I paid for the course so you should help me pass it.


Older students would definately feel that way. ;)

The motivation usually comes from interest in the undertaken topic in teenagers.

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Postby Guest » Thu Apr 14, 2005 6:10 pm

shazzam1452 wrote:I think this is very much age determined! Younger students would need more motivation from teachers and parents (or support networks). As they progress the study principles should be starting to gel. I must admit I had a giggle at
I paid for the course so you should help me pass it.


Older students would definately feel that way. ;)

The motivation usually comes from interest in the undertaken topic in teenagers.

Oh not only old students. Younger students have that feeling, too. They think all they have to do is pay the course and they'll pass it. Some people still think knowledge can be bought. What a joke! :roll:

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Postby Shazzam » Fri Apr 15, 2005 7:07 am

Oh not only old students. Younger students have that feeling, too. They think all they have to do is pay the course and they'll pass it. Some people still think knowledge can be bought. What a joke! :roll:[/quote]


I meant younger students as in (5-10 years). They don't pay for courses.

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Postby Anin » Fri Apr 15, 2005 1:06 pm

In my view,
both teachers and students are responsible for the motivation. :!:
One-side motivation cannot work.
Students should see how many things the particular subject enables them to do, what are the benefits of studying it.
Teachers should encourage them, especially the best students. Maybe it sounds strange but I know what I am talking about. I am the one of the best students in our class. But I hate English lessons in our school. Our teacher is paying her attention almost always to the worst students, while my level of English is getting worse because I suffer from the lack of training in. It s really horrible, therefore I suggest to divide the students into groups according to the level of their knowledge. Only this way their motivation can increase.
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Re: Anin

Postby Shazzam » Mon May 30, 2005 4:35 am

Anin wrote:In my view,
both teachers and students are responsible for the motivation. :!:
One-side motivation cannot work.
But I hate English lessons in our school. Our teacher is paying her attention almost always to the worst students, while my level of English is getting worse because I suffer from the lack of training in. .


Don't give up if you aren't getting exactly what you need in class. Be MOTIVATED!! Try and find another source to enable you to obtain the level of learning that you are seeking. Extra courses etc!! 8)

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Re: Anin

Postby GiddyGad » Tue May 31, 2005 5:30 pm

Anin wrote:...Our teacher is paying her attention almost always to the worst students...


You have all my sympathy... but your teacher is 100% right here. Those who need help should get it. You are good at English, so you can help yourself.

We aren't born equal and we mustn't have equal possibilities. That's where justice contradicts equality. American principles just don't work. Moreover, they rot the world community...

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Postby slashworld » Thu Jun 02, 2005 3:00 am

Arale wrote:
Is the teacher responsible for motivating students to study? Or is it each student's own responsibility to be interested in learning?


I think teacher should be responsible for motivating students to study.Students themselves decide their own result,however.No one could help them except themselves.Students are the center of teaching activity,in which the teacher is just a guider.In my country,there are so many students in a class so the teacher could not control all students in the class.A good teacher will help students find the best way of learning.

_Arale_


We have to admit that after all many students pay more attention to other things except learning, though their teachers have tried them best to motivate these students.that is human nature, some people will sucess by himself hard working. and some people will pay the cost for his waste of study times.So teacher being responsible for the motivation just is not enough, student's self-discipline and study interesting are more important than other factors.

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Postby iris198783 » Sun Jun 05, 2005 4:10 am

It seems that many people think that teacher should be the one who is responsible for motivating the students. From my point of view, i think students should motivate themselves. It is no use even if they do not have the motivation to work hard. It is true that for some young students, they can rarely motivate themselves, in this case, i think parents should try to motivate their children to work hard by giving some gifts if their children get good results.

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Postby leen@rasel » Sun Jun 26, 2005 2:27 pm

i believe that if the child was not motivated from the begining it will be a little bit hard to motivate him or her when he or she is older teachers are not resposible alone for motivating students parents share them this responsibility and i believe that not only students of low marks should be motivated but also those of good ones ,we should motivate them continueosly because they may loose this motivation one day especially if they were counting on teachers only or on parents only we should encourage them to get not only the higher marks but also the more iformation and knoledge

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Postby Shazzam » Wed Jun 29, 2005 12:32 pm

iris198783 wrote:It seems that many people think that teacher should be the one who is responsible for motivating the students. From my point of view, i think students should motivate themselves. It is no use even if they do not have the motivation to work hard. It is true that for some young students, they can rarely motivate themselves, in this case, i think parents should try to motivate their children to work hard by giving some gifts if their children get good results.


Maybe the word that should be used here is INSPIRE; i think inspiration is something that is needed in learning. Just an :idea:

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Postby GiddyGad » Wed Jun 29, 2005 1:50 pm

Being able to inspire is an add-on, good for any professional, any wise person, unless the one who is inspired awaits (and relies on) being inspired. We all depend on circumstances (even our biology depends on parents... or the Lord's will). But even God expects us to display our own will, our own move, our own deed.

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Postby Etore » Wed Jun 29, 2005 2:17 pm

In my opinion, students have to be identified with teacher cause this situation facilitates the aprentice. It´s imperative that the students have interested to learn.
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