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The will to learn is an intrinsic motive, one that finds both its source and its rewards in its own exercises. This article provides insight on different
Discusses motivation in achievement contexts including psychological theories, questions related to motivation and environmental factors.
Summarizes five main factors that influence motivation as well as additional research on mathematical instruction and student learning.
A discussion of self-efficacy and how it influences academic performance.
Describes processes adults use to directly and indirectly influence children including modeling, direct instruction, coaching and giving feedback.
Summarizes research, historical changes and the perspectives of instructional approaches to literacy from whole language to the more explicit use of phonics
For many families, the grade is the goal. But what do those letters really mean? And do they really do any good?
Can teaching kids how to be better people also lead to better grades in school? Find out how character education can affect your child's academic success.
Children with mental retardation tend to have trouble learning, developing skills and reaching developmental milestones at later ages than other children.
Practical advice for parents, educators and caregivers on watching for warning signs of bullying behaviors and taking prompt action to stop bullies from
Is your teen addicted to video games? Learn about the negative potential of video games and help prevent your child from becoming a video game addict.
Bullying incidents tend to involve three groups: Bullies, Victims, and Bystanders. Before intervening, it's important to understand the nature of each.
This article discusses how parents, teachers, class size, instructional style, and school environment shape psychosocial, intellectual, and vocational
The article discusses in depth about special education programs.  It emphasizes on how special education programs are overpresented and underpresented.
An overview of the physical changes that take place in each stage of childhood from infancy through adolescence.
Read how to meet the needs of a school aged child including meeting nutritional needs, providing structure, facilitating peer relations and providing internet
Discusses the characteristics of social studies curriculum today and how it has been shaped.
Summarizes whole word reading instruction, how parts of a word contribute to the whole, and the progression to whole language instruction.
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