Chances are once you get started, you keep going until done, and then you still have the reward, plus the weight of the assignment is off your mind. Which is done pretty easily, then since I'm at 250 I might as well get to 500, and so on and so forth.
Here are some great motivational quotes to share with kids as they are starting or ending their homework routine for the day.
All are from famous athletes or coaches: -“Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard.” – Tim Notke -“It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up.” – Babe Ruth -“The harder the battle, the sweeter the victory.” – Les Brown -“Run when you can, walk if you have to, crawl if you must; just never give up.” – Dean Karnazes -“If you aren’t going all the way, why go at all?
If you’ve done your best, you’ve won.” – Billy Bowerman -“If you can’t outplay them, outwork them.” – Ben Hogan -“There are only two options regarding commitment. There is no such thing as life in-between.” – Pat Riley -“You’re never a loser until you quit trying.” – Mike Ditka -“It’s not whether you get knocked down; it’s whether you get up.” – Vince Lombardi -“The key is not the will to win.
Tell your self you are only going to work for a half hour, and then you’ll reward yourself for a half hour.
” – Joe Namath -“Persistence can change failure into extraordinary achievement.” – Matt Biondi -“You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.” – Wayne Gretzky -“Without self-discipline, success is impossible, period.” – Lou Holtz -“It’s all about the journey, not the outcome.” – Carl Lewis -“A champion is someone who gets up when he can’t.” – Jack Dempsey -“To give any less than your best is to sacrifice a gift.” – Steve Prefontaine -“Make each day your masterpiece.” – John Wooden -“The more difficult the victory, the greater the happiness in winning.” – Pele -“It’s not the will to win that matters — everyone has that.
It’s the will to prepare to win that matters.” – Paul “Bear” Bryant -I hated every minute of training, but I said, ‘Don’t quit.The only late nights spent studying were the ones where she had an after school extra curricular or a job which kept her from completing it earlier.Somehow I lucked out in the high school teenager lottery for school motivation.When this happens, it would appear that the world has ended and I’m the meanest person in the world. That is what happens to parents at home when their kids don’t have motivation to do school work once they come home from school.While teachers have a toolbox for increasing school motivation during the school day, perhaps parents are able to help the process along at home too.How will the child know when the homework session is complete?Break down the papers into mini sessions, a visual timer that is set on a clock or microwave, when the worked has been looked over by a parent, work is complete/accurate/neat, etc.Suffer now and live the rest of your life a champion’.– Muhammad Ali -“I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life.Having a dedicated homework station in the home is a good start.Even if it’s not a desk or a separate room, children will be able to focus more, stop procrastinating as much, and get their homework done faster if they have a safe place with a specific purpose. When the child walks through the door, after dinner, after chores, at a certain specific time of the day, etc. Eat a small snack in the homework location, take their folder out of their bookbag and get out the papers that need to be completed, make sure a pencil is sharpened, etc.