The Motivation Equation: Designing Motivation into Student-Centered Learning

The Motivation Equation: Designing Lessons that Set Kids’ Minds on Fire takes that work another big step. Using a lively multimedia platform, Cushman brings the actual work of teachers, the feedback of students, and the commentary of learning scientists to describe how—and why—high motivation and academic mastery develop in the classroom.

Guided by an “actual adolescent brain” named Ned Cephalus, readers listen in as six case studies of highly effective curriculum and instruction unfold in diverse middle- and high-school settings. At a touch readers can access:

  • Audio and video clips of students, teachers, and scientists
  • Pop-up summaries of key research
  • Live links to related information
  • Downloadable worksheets for diagnosis and planning
  • Chapter-end discussion prompts for teacher book study
  • A lesson-study collegial protocol focused on motivation

– See more at: http://www.howyouthlearn.org/educator_resources_motivationequation.html#sthash.DEZRaNzl.dpuf

The Motivation Equation: Designing Lessons that Set Kids’ Minds on Fire takes that work another big step. Using a lively multimedia platform, Cushman brings the actual work of teachers, the feedback of students, and the commentary of learning scientists to describe how—and why—high motivation and academic mastery develop in the classroom.

Guided by an “actual adolescent brain” named Ned Cephalus, readers listen in as six case studies of highly effective curriculum and instruction unfold in diverse middle- and high-school settings. At a touch readers can access:

  • Audio and video clips of students, teachers, and scientists
  • Pop-up summaries of key research
  • Live links to related information
  • Downloadable worksheets for diagnosis and planning
  • Chapter-end discussion prompts for teacher book study
  • A lesson-study collegial protocol focused on motivation

– See more at: http://www.howyouthlearn.org/educator_resources_motivationequation.html#sthash.DEZRaNzl.dpuf

The Motivation Equation: Designing Lessons that Set Kids’ Minds on Fire uses a lively multimedia platform to bring the actual work of teachers, the feedback of students, and the commentary of learning scientists to describe how—and why—high motivation and academic mastery develop in the classroom.

Guided by an “actual adolescent brain” named Ned Cephalus, readers listen in as six case studies of highly effective curriculum and instruction unfold in diverse middle- and high-school settings. Readers can access:

  • Audio and video clips of students, teachers, and scientists
  • Pop-up summaries of key research
  • Live links to related information
  • Downloadable worksheets for diagnosis and planning
  • Chapter-end discussion prompts for teacher book study
  • A lesson-study collegial protocol focused on motivation

 

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