The Role of Elementary School Teachers in Motivating Student Learning / Mohammed A. Aldaihan
The purpose of this study was to explore the views of elementary school teachers, principals and supervisors in Riyadh toward the role of elementary school teachers in motivating student learning. A questionnaire was designed in which a research sample of 312 teachers, principals and supervisors was randomly selected. The major findings were as follows:
1- There was a lack of certain techniques on the part of the teachers that can be used to motivate student learning. These techniques include the skills to construct classroom tests that challenge student ability; technical knowhow of teaching students to write reports; and the ability to develop extra - activities plan for talented students.
2- The sample groups shared the views concerning the role of the teachers in motivating student learning regardless of major, quality and years of experience. However, teachers and principals perceived their role in motivating student learning more favorably than did the supervisors. Recommendations included suggestion for improving teachers' performance in motivating student