Students and Procrastination – How Can I Motivate Them?

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by Katherine Reilly – Teacher Trainer and Author

Article originally published in ELT NEWS

Procrastination is a trait most people are familiar with. How many times have you been faced with a challenge you would inadvertently or purposely delay because you couldn’t find the energy or desire to accomplish it? Lack of motivation is usually the cause and this is a concern most teachers aspire to rectify by implementing different approaches with various degrees of success.

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Teachers of Special-Needs Students Struggle With Feelings of Helplessness

The dining room of Danielle Kovach of Succasunna, N.J., a teacher, has been turned into a one-room schoolhouse. While her sons, from left, Ryan, 12; Joseph, 15; and Michael, 19, were studying recently, she held an online grammar class with her students with special needs.

Remote learning has proved challenging for students who need intensive one-on-one guidance.

by Alina Tugend

Source: nytimes