ERIC Number: EJ899883
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Reference Count: 8
Reading Motivation: 10 Elements for Success. Motivational Strategies That Work!
Gerbig, Kori M.
Educators' Spotlight Digest, v3 n2 Fall 2008-Win 2009
Motivational processes are the foundation for coordinating cognitive goals and strategies in reading. Becoming an excellent, active reader involves attunement of motivational processes with cognitive and language processes in reading. This article presents K-12 strategies for motivating reading success. It describes 10 instructional elements that form the foundation for engagement and motivation in reading: (1) conceptual orientation; (2) real-world instruction; (3) autonomy support; (4) collaborative learning; (5) praise and rewards; (6) interesting texts; (7) strategy instruction; (8) evaluation; (9) teacher involvement; and (10) cohesion.
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Motivation Techniques, Student Motivation, Reading Motivation, Reading Achievement, Reading Instruction, School Libraries, Media Specialists, Academic Achievement
S.O.S. for Information Literacy. Syracuse University Center for Digital Literacy, 105 Hinds Hall, Syracuse, NY 13244. Web site: http://www.sosspotlight.org
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Maryland