Motivation program for students
Many factors affect the motivation of students to work and learn. There are 10 main problems related to low motivation among students; unwillingness to engage in the class activity, making noise and annoy others, refusing to adhere completely, babbling constantly, having negative attitudes that affect other students, lacking of punctuality, failing to complete tasks in class, the presence of student bothering the group, failing to deliver homework, do not bring tools with them to the classroom. The reasons for low motivation among students include that they do not comprehend the association between what they learn and real life. Additionally, the students fear failure and embarrassment, lack confidence in self and feel incompetence. Also, the lessons are boring and non-motivational. Although there is no one-size-fits-all formula to motivate all students, there are certain general factors that, if included in the lessons, can give us the best opportunities to attract most of our students oftentimes. These factors include adding a little bit of competition in the classroom and a little fun and joy in the lessons. These factors also include offering distinctive and attractive posters and rewards. Also, They involve focusing on encouraging the students ' self-motivation by providing an educational setting in which the basic psychological needs of students are met. This setting is considered the key to raising their self-motivation levels. The psychological needs include the need for belonging, love and appreciation, also the need for strength, efficiency and success, and the need for fun, joy and excitement.