Motivation

Decorative image for Resource Profile Academic Diversity: Ways to Motivate and Engage Students with Learning Disabilities

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

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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Decorative image for Resource Profile The Reader-to-Leader Framework: Motivating Technology-Mediated Social Participation

The Reader-to-Leader Framework: Motivating Technology-Mediated Social Participation

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 about learning towards what she terms a “growth mindset.”

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Beyond the Daily Application: Making Numeracy Teaching Meaningful to Adult Learners

2005

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The Importance of Algebra for Everyone

2008

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Persistence: Helping Adult Education Students Reach Their Goals

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)

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

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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Decorative image for Resource Profile Improving Adult Literacy Instruction: Options for Practice and Research. Findings from The National Academy of Sciences, National Research Council Report -- Webinars

Improving Adult Literacy Instruction: Options for Practice and Research. Findings from The National Academy of Sciences, National Research Council Report -- Webinars

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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Reading Next: A Vision for Action and Research in Middle and High School Literacy (Second edition)

2004

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

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