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Motivation

Academic Diversity: Ways to Motivate and Engage Students with Learning Disabilities

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2014
A part of a series of info sheets that looks at the particular attention needed to motivate students with learning disabilities 
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The Reader-to-Leader Framework: Motivating Technology-Mediated Social Participation

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2009
This paper provides a framework for technology-mediated social participation.
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Mindsets and Math/Science Achievement

2008
In this research article, Carol Dweck contends that to increase student mastery of math and science, instructional techniques and curriculum tools need to be developed that shift student attitudes...
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Improving Adult Literacy Instruction: Options for Practice and Research. Findings from The National Academy of Sciences, National Research Council Report -- Webinars

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2012
This series of webinars from May 2012 disseminated findings from the National Research Council consensus report, Improving Adult Literacy: Options for Practice and Research.
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Beyond the Daily Application: Making Numeracy Teaching Meaningful to Adult Learners

2005

This project, conducted in three colleges in England, explored adult learners' relations with numeracy in both formal and informal contexts. The two principal methods of data collection were semi-...

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The Importance of Algebra for Everyone

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2008

Tricia Donovan’s article, “The Importance of Algebra for Everyone,” discusses how algebraic thinking can be taught to ABE, Pre-GED, and ESOL students. The article summarizes the importance of...

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Persistence: Helping Adult Education Students Reach Their Goals

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2007
This resource focuses on persistence and the author provides a synopsis of research, studies, findings, and implications for national, state, and local adult education practitioners.  
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Learners' Engagement in Adult Literacy Education (NCSALL Research Brief)

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2006
This research brief describes a qualitative study conducted by NCSALL researchers to identify and examine contextual factors that contribute to engagement in adult education.
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From Assessment to Practice: Research-Based Approaches to Teaching Reading to Adults, Part 1

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2007
The first part of this September 2007 webcast presents a practical rationale for applying research-based principles to adult reading instruction.
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Reading Next: A Vision for Action and Research in Middle and High School Literacy (Second edition)

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2004
American youth need strong literacy skills to succeed in school and in life.
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