Search results for: Student motivation
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This action research project focuses on expected and unexpected outcomes of eighth-grade students working in teams to teach younger students about Japan. The author's purpose was to find out if and how teaching younger students affected eighth graders in her K-8 inner city public school. She was also interested in whether and how the project affected the school community.
Updated: Mar. 17, 2009
This study draws from literature on student motivation and learning to understand how students who attend Comprehensive School Reform (CSR) schools think about motivation and learning.Results suggest that students in these CSR schools held positive beliefs about their teachers and classroom learning. Story content analyses indicated that students’ perceptions of student-teacher interaction reflect a concern with achievement rather than affiliation.
Updated: Dec. 22, 2008
Global concerns young people have about education are studied here. The article then considers the importance of teachers' training in England. It focuses on the knowledge students bring in to their teachers' classrooms, and identifies some of the consequent dilemmas faced by teacher training.
Updated: Jun. 12, 2008
The study examines teachers' attitudes towards high achieving immigrant students. The study follows one teacher's work with highly motivated and academically successful immigrant children from the former Soviet Union. The study explores the teacher's experiences, communication communication patterns between the teachers and the students, and educational treatment of academic excellence.
Updated: Mar. 31, 2008
The article describes a longitudinal study regarding the experience of beginning teachers in England. The study set out to explore the students' motivations for deciding on teacher education programs, their preconceptions and expectations of teaching, and their early experiences as student teachers. The findings suggest that the core features of the experience relate to teacher identity, role of relationships, the notion of relevance, and the central presence of emotion.
Updated: Jan. 14, 2008