ERIC Number: EJ676171
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2003
Self-Efficacy: A Key to Improving the Motivation of Struggling Learners.
Margolis, Howard; McCabe, Patrick P.
Preventing School Failure, v47 n4 p162-69 Sum 2003
This article explains how teachers can strengthen the self-efficacy of students who are struggling academically and increase their motivation for schoolwork. Instructional principles include linking new work to recent successes, teaching needed learning strategies, reinforcing effort and persistence, stressing peer modeling, and helping students create personally important goals. (Contains references.) (CR)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: N/A