Empowering Teachers to Enhance Adolescents' Motivation for Science




Links to videos about concepts and strategies described in this chapter are found on this page. To learn more about the scientists and teachers featured in these videos, click here where you can read a description and/or select a link to find all video clips of them.

Teachers and Classrooms

Steve’s students recognize the value of activities that focus on learning and how to learn perhaps because he directly teaches them about goal orientation.

Mike and Kelda lead their students to value learning over performance, to understand themselves as learners, and to form connected knowledge about science and foster a mastery orientation as a result.

Goal Orientation Resources

1. Goal Orientation Awareness

2. Practices that Promote Mastery Orientation

3. Resources for Parents

4. Additional Reading

5. Videos about Goal Orientation