Teenage Learner Motivation
Date posted: December 4, 2015
Things are never simple with teenage learners. Whilst young learners are so full of energy that most activities will be met with enthusiasm… and adult learners tend to be naturally focused on meeting language goals, as well as having a wealth of skills and knowledge to contribute to classes, getting it right with teenagers is a whole different story.
For strategies that can help motivate teenage learners (and are also good strategies to use with other age groups), read 8 guaranteed ways to enhance teenage learner motivation in the language class. In addition to describing eight strategies, the blog post outlines the best way to use each strategy.
Looking for reading materials for teenage learners? Have you seen the General Readers from the Youth Literacy Project? You can access them for free from our website. Click here to see all 20 of them. There is also a concise guide to Strategies for Teaching Reading.
Are you working with teens who find it difficult to get organized and retain information? The Executive Functioning Workbook for Teens provides tips to help teens get organized, retain information, communicate effectively, and handle daily living challenges. To borrow this book, email firstname.lastname@example.org .