Unit 1: Developing an Environment Where Students Want to Learn

Unit 1: Developing an Environment Where Students Want to Learn

Target objectives:

Upon completion of this unit, participants will:

1. understand how to design a learning environment that provides comfort and practical use for students; and

2. realize the value comfort and safety have on a students intrinsic motivation.

Activities

  • Join the Google Classroom with the code: h4p9y6
  • Discussion on how learning environments affect motivation (post your thoughts and opinions and respond to others under the assignment tab on Google Classroom).
  • Classroom Design Activity. For this ssignment you will be asked to design your dream classroom. You will be asked to provide a rationale for every aspect of your classroom and your focus will be on creating a positive learning environment that promotes intrinsic motivation in your students. Submit your classroom design on Google Classroom under te assignments tab.