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Motivation to Learn: Transforming Classroom Culture to Support Student Achievement

Michael Middleton, Kevin Perks
Format
Book
Published
Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Corwin, [2014]
Language
English
Series
Classroom Insights From Educational Psychology
ISBN
9781412986717, 1412986710
Summary
"Harness the power of motivation to transform the learning experience! When properly channeled, motivation propels learning forward. Yet teachers across all grade levels and disciplines struggle to recognize and cultivate this dynamic, social force in the classroom. This essential resource proves that all students are motivated to learn, and provides authentic tools to create and sustain a classroom community that is highly engaged. You'll discover: Reflection activities that promote student voice and self-efficacy as well as assess existing motivation levels Case studies and best practices based on current motivation theory and research Strategies to design meaningful learning tasks and build positive relationships with students and colleagues"--Provided by publisher.
Contents
  • Section I : Understanding Student Motivation
  • Introduction: The Nature of Motivation in the Classroom
  • 1. What Is Motivation to Learn?
  • 2. How Do Teacher Beliefs Influence Motivation?
  • Section II : Classroom Practices and Strategies
  • 3. Promoting Student Voice
  • 4. Designing Meaningful Learning Tasks
  • 5.Promoting Challenge With Success
  • 6. Building Positive Relationships Around Learning
  • Section III : Maintaining and sustaining motivation
  • 7. Sustaining Motivation Over Time
  • 8. The Social Context of Motivation
  • 9. Maintaining Self-Motivation.
Description
ix, 229 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 208-223) and index.
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