National Council of Teachers of Mathematics 2013 Annual Meeting and Exposition

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371- Maintaining Motivation in Math: Easing the Transition to Middle School

Friday, April 19, 2013: 9:30 AM-10:30 AM
601 (Convention Center)
Lead Speaker:
Robert GM Hausmann
Steve Ritter

  • The Research Behind The Carnegie Learning Math Series.pdf (1.5 MB)

  • Many students find the transition to middle school math demotivating because the abstract concepts are disconnected from their daily experience. Explore how recent research on academic motivation relates specifically to math achievement and how these results can guide the design of interventions to help maintain high levels of motivation.

    Presentation Format: Research Session
    Grade Band Audience: 6 to 8

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