You’ve heard it. Students are bound to have used this word before you without batting an eyelid or breaking into a sweat. It’s becoming part of everyday language for many and hampering their success. You’ve heard it. The new F word: eFFort!
Effort is one of the key ingredients in achieving success in any endeavour, and getting students to put in the effort can be a struggle for many educators. There are many reasons why people may resist putting in effort and understanding these reasons is crucial in finding ways to motivate them.