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Who is responsible for motivating students?

Postby TalkingPoint » Fri Sep 26, 2003 2:49 am

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

What do YOU think?
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greg

responsible????

Postby greg » Sat Sep 27, 2003 11:28 am

Never,never,never science starting school teacher haven't been responsible of students. That is my own opinion.

tina

motivating students

Postby tina » Mon Oct 06, 2003 8:08 am

motivating is a two- way issue
firstly the teacher has to be a motivating factor in her classroom ;she has to master her subject matter ,and know how to impact this across to students in a manner that would get interested in learning the language

Mobeen Shah

Motivation to learn

Postby Mobeen Shah » Mon Oct 13, 2003 1:16 pm

We as teachers of English Language are receiving students who are willing to learn English. First its our responsibility to create interest of these students to enter the language learning class, and then, generate the enthusiasm in them to continue staying in it till they have achieved what they came for.

Its like acquiring something (Student) because we (teachers) are there and then the responsibility to nurture because we have the tricks of trade-the motivation. Futher, to enhance my point of view, I would still quote the example of perenting, once you have children you have the responsibility of bringing up the best of children. You show and display the way of good parents and the children follow- if they do not know the charms of being good children they will be drifted away.

So the students have already taken the decision to learn the language.we as teachers have the rest of the responsibility to hold them till they have achieved enough to stick to it.

rr

Postby rr » Sat Oct 18, 2003 4:36 pm

teachers

jwr1919

Postby jwr1919 » Mon Oct 20, 2003 3:38 am

In my opinion,teachers should be responsible to thier students when in the low grade school.

Lynne

Me - responsible for motivating students? Yeah sure!

Postby Lynne » Mon Oct 20, 2003 10:27 am

As a business English 'trainer'. I only teach adults and I always start my first lesson by telling the students I am not there to teach them English. :!:

The look on their faces is great! :shock:

I then tell them that as they are there to learn English I am more than happy to help them do that. :wink:

You can take the ESL learner to the teacher, but you can't make them learn! :)

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motivation

Postby costadina23@yahoo.com » Mon Oct 20, 2003 3:23 pm

I believe that the teacher has to be able to motivate the students. Most students come to English classes because their parents make them. The teacher has to create an interest in the subject so that they want to learn. Otherwise they lose interest. :D

xiangyan

responsible

Postby xiangyan » Thu Oct 23, 2003 1:03 am

I think the responsible is the basic character of person quality is not only in child but also in adult

tracy

Postby tracy » Wed Nov 05, 2003 12:45 am

The teacher is responsible for motivating his/her students but that really depends on the student. That is, if he/she is willing to learn.

george T

motivation

Postby george T » Wed Nov 12, 2003 9:27 pm



Once a teacher told me that learning English was 90% students' motivation. That's what I tell my students to keep in mind now.

phrd@camnet,com.kh

Re: Motivation to learn

Postby phrd@camnet,com.kh » Fri Nov 14, 2003 1:21 am

Mobeen Shah wrote:We as teachers of English Language are receiving students who are willing to learn English. First its our responsibility to create interest of these students to enter the language learning class, and then, generate the enthusiasm in them to continue staying in it till they have achieved what they came for.

Its like acquiring something (Student) because we (teachers) are there and then the responsibility to nurture because we have the tricks of trade-the motivation. Futher, to enhance my point of view, I would still quote the example of perenting, once you have children you have the responsibility of bringing up the best of children. You show and display the way of good parents and the children follow- if they do not know the charms of being good children they will be drifted away.

So the students have already taken the decision to learn the language.we as teachers have the rest of the responsibility to hold them till they have achieved enough to stick to it.
:lol:

GiddyGad

Postby GiddyGad » Fri Nov 28, 2003 10:21 am

It sure is the responsibility of a teacher to teach a student to take the responsibility for what he does to master a language. Here comes a natural question "How?"... There are ways... :roll:

Maryam

Postby Maryam » Fri Nov 28, 2003 10:53 am

Both of them r responsibles.But if there is a will the student will learn even the teacher is not good.

GiddyGad

Postby GiddyGad » Fri Nov 28, 2003 1:33 pm

A language can't be learnt without a teacher.
Firstly, someone should push the student ahead (and the pushing must be finely measured, which a comp being a digital, not analogous, system can't do).
Secondly, a teacher mirrors the work of a student. A good teacher knows HOW to mirror student's actions in order to show him the right way to do the right job. A student must be a very good teacher to know at least some of the subwater obstacles on that way.
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Maryam

Postby Maryam » Sat Nov 29, 2003 2:16 pm

Hi

Thte teacher could be a book,film,song ,CD,English sites and adictionary.
so learning English depends on the students nowadays morthan teachers.

GiddyGad

Postby GiddyGad » Mon Dec 01, 2003 4:47 pm

Fare thee well then.

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Postby mehran » Wed Jan 07, 2004 10:09 am

i think this is a task which is more related to the teachers.because as you know some students are obliged to go to school(by their parents or situation).
i'm a college student at TMU, tehran.l'd like to communicate with any everybody interested in english, sports, culture, politics,...

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Postby Ayda » Wed Jan 07, 2004 1:38 pm

HI all,
I believe that the first step is from the student. Because if the student is interested in learning the language he/she will find other way to do it if the teacher is not a motivate one. However, I also believe that teacher has a great role to motivate their student to learn more. Because sometimes you become disappointed, but if you got a motivated teacher he/ she will encourage you and will help you go on.
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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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