Student Motivation

Student Well-Being Webinar Boosting Teacher and Student Motivation During the Pandemic: What It Takes
Motivating students is a challenge for the most effective and experienced teachers, even in the best of times. But the past year has been anything but the best of times. Most schools are using a
March 1, 2021
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Teaching Opinion The Only Class a High School Dropout Never Missed
New research shows how to engage even the hardest-to-reach students.
Kristin DeVivo, February 24, 2021
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Student Well-Being Online Summit Keeping Students and Teachers Motivated and Engaged
Join experts to learn how to address teacher morale, identify students with low engagement, and share what is working in remote learning.
February 18, 2021
Student Well-Being Spotlight Spotlight on Forging Student Connections & Growth Mindsets
In this Spotlight, discover ways to foster a growth mindset to re-connect and engage with students.
February 12, 2021
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Teaching Opinion Implementing 'Multiple Career Pathways to Engage All Learners'
Four educators wrap up a four-part series on teenage student engagement with several ideas, including providing noncollege options.
Larry Ferlazzo, February 10, 2021
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Teaching Opinion Why Teamwork in Class Builds Competence and Confidence
When students have real-world problems to solve and incentives to work with each other, their self-efficacy grows.
Angela Duckworth, February 3, 2021
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Student Well-Being Spotlight Spotlight on Student Engagement & Motivation
In this Spotlight, learn about communitywide efforts to engage students and more.
February 1, 2021
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Student Well-Being Opinion To Increase Persistence, Write About Success
To turbocharge learning, ask students to write about the steps they took to turn a dream into reality.
Angela Duckworth, January 27, 2021
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Student Well-Being Opinion How to Cultivate Confidence in Students
Help students calibrate their learning to be just-hard-enough—because experiencing a series of small wins can be transformative.
Angela Duckworth, January 20, 2021
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Student Well-Being Opinion How to Help Students Know When It’s Time to Quit—and When It’s Not
Whether you think you can, or you think you can’t, you’re right. Here’s how to consider the decision to persist or stop.
Angela Duckworth, January 13, 2021
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Special Report Keeping Students and Teachers Motivated & Engaged
Ideas to address sagging morale and disengagement in this challenging school year.
January 6, 2021
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Student Well-Being Infographic Data Snapshot: What Teacher and Student Morale Looks Like Right Now
See how the pandemic is impacting the morale and motivation of teachers and students in this exclusive EdWeek Research Center survey.
EdWeek Research Center, January 6, 2021
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Student Achievement Quiz Quiz Yourself: How Much Do You Know About Student Engagement and Motivation?
Quiz Yourself: How do incentives impact student engagement and motivation?
January 4, 2021
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Teaching Opinion Why Asking the Teacher Isn’t Always the Best Course of Action
During COVID-19, our conversations focus on the learning loss of students. We should be asking why the adults always control the learning.
Peter DeWitt, December 16, 2020
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