Arousing and maintaining motivation in children is an important part of a teacher’s responsibility. Fortunately with most children, as long as they are given a stimulating curriculum and environment, this is not generally a problem. Some children, however, appear to have low motivation for and interest in their schoolwork, a fact which is of great concern to their teachers. Their concern is well justified as low motivation most commonly occurs with children who are experiencing some form of learning difficulty.


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  • R. L. Dawson

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