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Helping Your Students With Homework: A Guide for Teachers - February 1998

Tips for Getting Homework Done

15. Give praise and motivate

Adults and children alike respond to praise. "Good first draft of your book report!" or "You've done a great job" can go a long way toward motivating students to complete assignments. Praise must be genuine. Children recognize insincere compliments.
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