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The real stuff of schooling: How to teach students to apply knowledge

By Valerie Strauss<p>Valerie Strauss<p>Reporter covering education, foreign affairs<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Larry Ferlazzo is a veteran teacher of English and Social Studies at Luther Burbank High School in Sacramento, California. He has written seven books on education — including a few on student motivation, …

Pedagogy

review - Motivation to Learn: Transforming Classroom Culture to Support Student Achievement

<b>Motivation to Learn: Transforming Classroom Culture to Support Student Achievement</b> <br>By Michael Middleton and Kevin Perks<br>(Corwin/SAGE Publications, …

Middle School

Motivating Students

Intrinsic Motivation<p><b>Intrinsic motivators</b> include fascination with the subject, a sense of its relevance to life and the world, a sense of …

Center on Education Policy

Student Motivation: An Overlooked Piece of School Reform<p><i>Author(s):</i> Alexandra Usher and Nancy Kober <i><br>Published:</i> May 22, 2012<p>This series of papers …

25 Ideas to Motivate Young Readers

<b>The folks at the BOOK-IT! Program have given permission for Education World to reprint 25 great ideas from teachers -- ideas that are sure to get</b> …

Teaching

Student Motivation and Engagement in Literacy Learning | Adolescent Literacy Topics A-Z

<b>Some teachers think that motivational activities must entertain students and therefore create fun activities that are not necessarily focused on</b> …

Simple Practices to Nurture the Motivation to Read

Research confirms that student motivation is a key factor in successful reading. In Nurturing the Motivation to Read, we examined the current …

Reading Motivation: What the Research Says

Motivation: The Key to Academic Success

As the new school year begins the most common problem that teachers and parents face is lack of student motivation. Motivation can either come from …