Competence - The Four Elements of Student Motivation

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Grade levels: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Higher ed

Content areas: Career & Technical

Type of resource: Video/Audio/Image

Students are more likely to do something if they feel like they have the ability to be successful doing it. This can be accomplished by praising effort instead of natural ability, showing students their growth over a semester, or even having students become teachers to their classmates.