Fostering Intrinsic Motivation, Learning Goals and Fluid Beliefs of Intelligence Among Struggling Readers: An Intervention.

Orkin, Melissa.

Abstract: Beginning in elementary school, those students who struggle to acquire basic reading skills tend to demonstrate a stronger tendency towards task avoidance. As a result of their avoidant behaviors, students' reading ability progresses at a slower rate, which leads to further task evasion. The current study addressed task avoidance among struggling readers by fostering intrinsic motivation... read more

Tufts University. Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Development.
Tufts University. Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Study and Human Development.
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