When a student is able to relate a topic to his/her own interest it drives him/her to learn more about it. To have a student always questioning why he/she is learning the material will not only give an educator a chance to relate the topic to the student, it also will also build a connection between the the teacher and the student. It is very important for children to have a sense of self-discovery and this can be created by relating curriculum to their own interests.
A teacher’s main job is to motivate and encourage the growth of all their students equally. A teacher introduces a concept, demonstrates it , or gives examples, and then allows the students to try it. The teacher must always be available to aid and assist , but never gives the correct answer. Allowing for the student to make the connections necessary in his/her own mind and the teacher just laying the foundation of the path. A teacher should also be willing to take listen the needs of the class and make an