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What Motivates Your Child? (19 Best & Effective Ways)

What Motivates Your Child? (19 Best & Effective Ways )

In order to complete most tasks successfully, your child must be motivated. Motivation is either intrinsic or extrinsic. Intrinsic motivation is defined as that which provides personal satisfaction or personal rewards. Extrinsic motivation, on the other hand, is when a child performs a behaviour to avoid punishment or earn a reward. Both methods of motivation can be used with success. Keep both methods of motivation in mind as you read this article.
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23 Realistic Educational Goal Examples

23 Achievable Educational Goals (Students & Teachers)

The purpose of education should be to help a student reach their potential. To make sure this occurs, it is important to set educational goals. Whether you are a teacher or a student, defining what must be learned and how to accomplish the goals sets a foundation for effective learning. In this article, we will begin by defining what are educational goals. Next, we will provide some specific examples of educational goals. Next, we will list some broad educational goals which apply to every area of study. Finally, we will list some educational goals for students.
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29 Awesome Character Building Activities

29 Awesome Character Building Activities

Character building activities foster the development of ethical and responsible behavior by teaching individuals about the good values they should have.

It teaches the values associated with:

  • Caring about other people
  • Honesty
  • Responsibility
  • Other important traits necessary for upstanding citizens

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17 Best Preschool Activities

17 Best Preschool Activities

Preschoolers are naturally active and curious. The days as a parent of a preschooler can seem extremely long and exhausting. Plus, it is so important to teach them some basic concepts. Our preschool activities will help pass the time in a fun and productive way. Your preschooler will learn basic science concepts, cause and effect, how to follow directions, and many other early learning skills. Choose one activity from each group each day or explore one of our activities for a few hours. Let your preschooler take the lead and get messy if they wish. A nice hot bath after playing with paint or bubbles a perfect end to a fun morning and encourages a nice afternoon nap. Explore and learn with your child while having fun!
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27 Effective Fundraising Ideas for College Students

27 Effective Fundraising Ideas for College Students

College is stressful and worry about finances only adds to a student’s anxiety. Whether you are an individual student or the person in charge of fundraising for your club or organization, we have an idea for you. Our list of college fundraising ideas has been tried and tested for success. We have ideas for individual students, small groups, and college clubs of every size. Some of our ideas will be familiar, but time has shown they continue to be successful sources of income for college students. Whichever fund-raising idea you choose, being enthusiastic and excited will help guarantee success.
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15 Pros and Cons of Charter Schools

15 Pros and Cons of Charter Schools

Parents have more choices for educating their children than ever before. Homeschooling, private academies and Christian schools, and public education including charter schools all have both benefits and drawbacks. With so many options available, it becomes imperative to understand as much as possible about each alternative educational option. In this article, we will help you understand what exactly a charter school is, how it is funded, as well as the pros and cons of a charter school education. We will also tell you what to consider before enrolling your child and how to pursue the application process.
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22 Pros and Cons of Homeschooling

22 Homeschooling Pros and Cons

Since the 1970s, homeschooling has been viewed as an alternative education option. However, its popularity has increased in recent years. Currently U. S. homeschooling serves about one and a half million school aged children. It is difficult to know the exact number as some states do not require parents to register the homeschool with a state agency. Statistics do show homeschooling is increasing by 7 to 15 percent each year. States with school districts providing quality education do not have as many homeschoolers as those who do not.
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4 Proven Behavior Modification Techniques with Examples

4 Proven Behavior Modification Techniques with Examples

Behavior modification is a means of changing behavior through various techniques used to replace undesirable behaviors with desirable ones. Behavior modification techniques have been used to treat both adults and children for various problems, such as enuresis (bedwetting), separation and general anxiety, various phobias, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), etc. The methods use vary, but usually involve some form of positive or negative reinforcement. This concept had its beginning in 1938, when B. F. Skinner published his book The Behavior of Organisms, setting forth the principles of operant conditioning – that behavior could be shaped by reinforcement or the lack of reinforcement.

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