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In this section, we will learn about and practice autonomy-supportive teaching style. Participants will discover ways to support students to be autonomous and independent learners. In addition, we will discuss "control" and how trying to control ourselves, others, and our circumstances causes mental suffering.
Please use this forum to ask questions, add comments, and make suggestions.
Autonomy-Supportive Teaching and Basic Psychological Need Satisfaction among School Students: The Role of Mindfulness. By: Li C, Kee YH, Kong LC, Zou L, Ng KL, Li H, International journal of environmental research and public health, 1660-4601, 2019 Jul 21, Vol. 16, Issue 14
Moè, A., & Katz, I. (2020). Self-compassionate teachers are more autonomy supportive and structuring whereas self-derogating teachers are more controlling and chaotic: The mediating role of need satisfaction and burnout. Teaching and Teacher Education, 96, 103173.
How is trying to "control" ourselves, others, and our circumstances connected to the left hemisphere of the brain, mindfulness, suffering and autonomy supportive teaching? Add research-based information and the link to the source of information to substantiate your response.