For this assignment, you will be writing an article for a well-known educational publication. Tailor your article for one of the three grade levels: birth to grade 3, grade 4 to grade 8, or high school students. In your article address the following concepts:
The importance of motivation in education and student learning.
How student motivation can enhance performance.
Examples of what a lack of motivation could look like.
How intrinsic and extrinsic motivations differ.
Factors that affect motivation.
Recommend strategies to motivate students in the classroom.
How teacher motivation affects student motivation.
While GCU style format is not required for the body of this assignment, solid academic writing is expected, and in-text citations and references should be presented using GCU documentation guidelines, which can be found in the GCU Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center