Tip #10: Love what you teach
I hope this is an obvious one.
If me and you walk into work sad, tired or fed-up, then you can guarantee that our students will pick-up on that (and emulate it).
Whatever issues we have going on in our lives, our students deserve our highest level of passion and energy, even if we’ve got to fake it on certain days.
Building up subject-knowledge can be a great way to become more passionate about the content we are teaching, along with learning new techniques and skills.
I hope you can see my level of enjoyment in this short clip of me teaching my students in China:
Energy is infectious, so make sure you have lots of it!
This article was originally published at: https://richardjamesrogers.com/2018/11/04/10-easy-ways-to-motivate-your-students/
Illustrated by Pop Sutthiya Lertyongphati