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The effects of student choice of difficulty of homework on motivation and homework completion
Research suggests that students often fail to complete homework due to lack of motivation, partly due to the absence of student choice and a mismatch in assignment difficulty and student's ability level. This action research ...
E-books and motivation to read in middle school students
E-books are the latest trend in reading technology. Research has shown that e-books are becoming more commonplace in school libraries and that the number of students with e-readers has recently increased dramatically. It ...
The effects of self-monitoring checklists and extrinsic rewards on missing assignments for students with learning disabilities
Students with learning disabilities struggle with homework completion and the organizational skill set needed at the middle school level to obtain academic success. The purpose of this study was to investigate the use of ...
Reading motivation : the effect of read alouds on children's motivation to read
The purpose of this Capstone project was to determine how reading aloud to primary aged students influenced their motivation to read. Research was completed in the form of action research involving reading aloud to five ...