Using praise effectively: A brief evaluation
Educators are charged with appropriately managing a vast array of factors for students to learn. Motivation is but one of those factors. There is an impact on motivation when praise is extended in the classroom. The most productive method of praise changes as students age. Other factors impact the best use of praise such as socioeconomic status, gender, and ethnicity. Benefitting student’s motivation through praise can be impactful as they age and develop. As such, understanding motivation and the impact of praise is critical.
Keywords: praise, motivation, intrinsic, extrinsic, educational psychology
Lori Powell. Using praise effectively: A brief evaluation. Acta Scientiae et Intellectus, 7(2)2021, 116-120.
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