Apr 23, ‘Running away from a problem is like inviting another problem. We have to face challenges and problems in life, that is the truth of life. No fisherman can be skilled in a calm lake.
‘ Such things spoken by thinkers, philosophers and great personalities in various contexts give us positive energy. These sayings are the essence of their lives.
So they tend to be very inspiring to us. Therefore, the sayings of such thinkers, philosophers, etc. are included here.
Motivation is a condition that activates and sustains behavior toward a goal. It is critical to learning and achievement across the life span in both informal settings and formal learning environments.
For example, children who are motivated tend to be engaged, persist longer, have better learning outcomes, and perform better than other children on standardized achievement tests National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2018.
How People Learn II: Learners, Contexts, and Cultures. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. https://doi.org/10.17226/24783.
People are motivated to develop competence and solve problems by rewards and punishments but often have intrinsic reasons for learning that may be more powerful.
Learners tend to persist in learning when they face a manageable challenge (neither too easy nor too frustrating) and when they see the value and utility of what they are learning.