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By Geoff Petty

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It is the engine that drives the learning process. But it can work both ways. It’s ‘human nature’ to enjoy doing something you are good at – and not to enjoy something you are bad at. If someone produces five wonderful meals the first few times they try, they believe in their ability, they find cookery fun, and before you know it they are trying more and more advanced recipes. Their self-belief gives them the persistence and determination that success requires, and will give them the confidence to shrug off the occasional failure.

The words ‘power’ and ‘energy’ also have special, very specific meanings for a scientist. This is sometimes called ‘hidden jargon’. Is there any in your subject area? If so, jot down all the jargon and teach it. ) Vocabulary and other use of language Teachers usually have a larger vocabulary than their students. A little informal research I carried out recently showed that above-average 17-year-old students with grade A to C in GCSE English did not understand the following words (among others): facilitate, assign, rapport, define, analyse, spurious, unison, align, postpone, abrasion, credentials, divulge, deduce, effigy, euphemism, flagrant, futile, heathen The students were asked to either give a sentence in which these words were used correctly, or explain their meaning.

We all have our self-esteem raised by learning successfully; it gives us a sense of achievement. This is why students are sometimes competitive about their learning, showing at least as much interest in their fellow students’ marks as their own. They enjoy challenges for a similar reason – it’s fun to succeed. Do you remain motivated in the face of persistent failure? When you set a student a task you provide them with a target. ) The faster this cycle acts, the more motivating it becomes. The addictive nature of video and computer games is thought to be due to the immediacy of the success and reinforcement they provide.

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