Associative autonomy can get squashed through an overly dutiful attitude and if taken too far, can become submission, a passive giving way and avoidance of responsibility, leading to hiding. The programme aims to attune to and understand pupils from the inside looking out rather than from the outside looking in. Linking this to specific teaching methods, he shows how teachers can shape their teaching to help children learn more effectively. The author brings together evidence from recent research, shows how successful learning contexts can be created, and provides real-life suggestions for teachers working with disengaged learners. Linking this to specific teaching methods, he shows how teachers can shape their teaching to help children learn more effectively.
Through the structured activities, pupils develop increased awareness of the impact of their attitudes and behaviour on themselves and on the class. It also encourages you to reflect on your own Teaching Style. Pupils need to be informed of their role in creating the classroom climate and influencing teacher motivation. Wellbeing can only flourish in an autonomy supportive culture. Chapters covers: - What makes pupils tick? And what effects can this have on learning? We tend to define autonomy in terms of assertive autonomy.
Alan McLean's very practical approach shows teachers how to understand children's learning stances - the modes of behaviour that children bring with them to the classroom. It is such empathic concern that motivates altruism. Alan McLean's very practical approach shows teachers how to understand childr Do you understand what motivates the children in your class? This programme helps teachers to deliver many of the Wellbeing outcomes. Pupils have a crucial, but seldom acknowledged, role in creating the classroom climate and shaping teacher morale. For example, people with a preference for associative autonomy will benefit from a focus on shared purpose and team work. How can you help children to understand their own behaviour? How can you help children understand their own behavior? An associative collegiality and assertive individuality go together to create a vibrant culture. Linking this to specific teaching methods, he shows how teachers can shape their teaching to help children learn more effectively.
At the beginning of my course I attended a psychology of teaching lecture on Motivation. The less pressure teachers feel, the more they will be motivated and in turn, the more flexible their style will be. Hubris is pride in overdrive and is what corrupts our assertive autonomy. Agency and Affiliation without Autonomy have limitations. Alan McLean's very practical approach shows teachers how to understand children's learning stances - the modes of behaviour that children bring with them to the classroom. The paradox of human nature is that we are deeply cooperative yet just as deeply competitive.
The theme is a new conceptualisation of autonomy that allows us harness its power to bring out the best of ourselves and others. Alan McLean's The Motivated School demonstrates with a kind of forensic exactness, the way we over-emphasize the importance of student's self-esteem. Assertive autonomy drives us to promote our self interests and seek status. Attunement creates a sense of groupness and invites pupils to be part of something bigger than themselves. Highly recommended' - The Teacher Trainer Journal ''If you want to understand what makes for a motivated or a de-motivated learner in comtemporary classrooms, you could not do better than read, understand and apply the insights of Motivating Every Learner' - Scottish Educational Review Read more. This fascinating book explores the interactions between teachers and students, presenting new ways of engaging young people in learning.
Status and peer approval are two of our most powerful motivators. Submission includes distrust of self, plus an excessive trust in others, leading to a gullible innocence. This can happen when empathy generates personal distress, when we focus on our own pain. In successful schools all teachers feel responsibility for what happens across the school and identify with all of the pupils in the school. . The best leaders integrate assertion and association by treating assertion as a means to an end of their associative goals.
Their greatest potential for growth is their pride that needs to be tempered with awareness of others. The Quality Improvement agenda can undermine the natural will to improve. And what effects can this have on learning? Pupils shape their lives from the inside-out but within the possibilities and constraints of the school which shape their lives from the outside-in. We can't make students motivated: we can only create the right conditions. I consider this to be a brilliant book and intend to use it as the guiding light in my quest to become a good teacher who would also like to enjoy my job! Chapters covers: -What makes pupils tick? It addresses a number of key issues which are central to Scottish educational policy, including Better Behaviour: Better Learning, Inclusion and Raising Attainment. Social capital is the key variable of a school that determines the impact of any innovation.
Do you understand what motivates the children in your class? Empathy based guilt, when excessive can lead to unhealthy altruism, — a focus on others to the detriment of our own needs. Motivating teachers motivate from the inside through influencing how pupils motivate themselves by providing contexts that are in themselves motivating. The relationship between the autonomy wings constitutes an important individual difference. Those with a preference for assertive autonomy will be energised by an audience, competition and risk. And what effects can this have on learning? Alan McLean's very practical approach shows teachers how to understand children's learning stances--the modes of behavior that children bring with them to the classroom. This fascinating book explores the interactions between teachers and pupils, presenting new ways of engaging young people in learning. The main reason is the approach of the book.
Submissive people need help to take small steps to start making demands on others. Affiliation and Agency set us two priorities that come into conflict. Healthy pride shows us our worth and leads to pro social outcomes. Giving choice, fostering relevance and allowing criticism are fundamental aspects of empowerment. It will also help pupils to evaluate the class dynamics and how it impacts on their learning as well as how they impact on the class.