ERIC Number: EJ571267
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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Can a Teacher Intervention Improve Classroom Practices and Student Motivation in Mathematics?
Stipek, Deborah; Givvin, Karen B.; Salmon, Julie M.; MacGyvers, Valanne L.
Journal of Experimental Education, v66 n4 p319-37 Sum 1998
Classroom practices believed to affect student motivation were assessed for 24 upper elementary school teachers during a unit on fractions. Reform-minded teachers emphasized effort, mastery, and understanding more, and those who had received training in motivation made more accurate judgments of students' motivation. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Note: Research supported by Grant MDR 9154512 form the National Science Foundation.