# Theory and Principles of Motivation

Please help with the following problem. Provide at least 200 words in the final solution.

You are a new instructor for a first grade math class working with a teacher who has been teaching for 30 years. You notice that the children are not motivated to do math, particularly their math homework. Using theory and principles of motivation, how would you turn the situation around? Any thoughts?

Â© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com December 15, 2022, 5:54 pm ad1c9bdddfhttps://brainmass.com/psychology/abnormal-psychology/theory-principles-motivation-111950

#### Solution Preview

Problem: You are a new instructor for a first grade math class working with a teacher who has been teaching for 30 years. You notice that the children are not motivated to do math, particularly their math homework. Using theory and principles of motivation, how would you turn the situation around? Any thoughts?

There are two types of motivation:

Intrinsic motivation is when someone ...

#### Solution Summary

This posting helps with a problem and theory and principles of motivation. This solution discusses how to use theory and principles of motivation to turn a situation around. The explanation is given in 213 words.