Essential Readings on Motivation

Essential Readings on Motivation

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Walk into a classroom of motivated learners, and you feel a special energy. Students are collaborating on projects, discussing their ideas, and sitting engrossed in reading and writing. They are on the road to powerful learning a€” and increased achievement. We all want to work in classrooms of engaged learners. But how do we motivate all our students to develop their literate potentials? With this collection, leading educators Jacquelynn Malloy, Barbara Marinak, and Linda Gambrell showcase outstanding articles designed to support teachers as they motivate students to reach new levels of literacy. They demonstrate how the often-neglected element of motivation is essential to studentsa€™ growth and participation within a learning community of literate souls. Engagement Activities included with each article will inspire teachersa€™ own professional growth related to study and discussion of the readings. These activities and suggestions for further reading make the collection ideal for personal professional development or use in school-based learning communities and teacher education classrooms.To address the validity questions related to survey research, the present study employed informal book chats ... To elicit more in-depth responses about the reasons why students selected books, five books (Freak the Mighty, Philbrick, 1993;anbsp;...

Title:Essential Readings on Motivation
Author:Jacquelynn A. Malloy, Barbara A. Marinak, Linda B. Gambrell
Publisher:International Reading Assoc. - 2010-03-22


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