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Motivation and disposition : pathways to learning mathematics

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Yearbook National Council of Teachers of Mathematics ; 73rd, National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Reston, VA, p.303 (2011)

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Cubb 371.35 .N277 V.73 2011



Mathematics--Study and teaching


Contents: Introduction : motivation and disposition : the hidden curriculum / Daniel J. Brahier -- Part I. Perspectives on motivation and disposition -- Overview / Denisse R. Thompson -- ch. 1. Motivation and self-efficacy in mathematics education / Dale H. Schunk and Kerri Richardson -- ch. 2. A model for mathematics instruction to enhance student motivation and engagement / Janette Bobis . . . [et al.] -- ch. 3. Identity development : critical component for learning in mathematics / Alan Zollman, M Cecil Smith, Patricia Reisdorf -- ch. 4. Recommendations from self-determination theory for enhancing motivation for mathematics / Daniel J. Ross and David A. Bergin -- ch. 5. Student dispositions with respect to mathematics : what current literature says / James Beyers -- Part II. Cultural and societal issues -- Overview / Marilyn E. Strutchens -- ch. 6. Mathematical dream makers : how two different math departments brought about equity and high achievement / Jo Boaler -- ch. 7. What motivates students to take advanced mathematics : a rural perspective / Rick Anderson -- ch. 8. Factors that motivate aboriginal students to improve their achievement in school mathematics / Kanwal Neel -- ch. 9. What motivates mathematically talented young women? / Hortensia Soto-Johnson, Cathleen Craviotto, Frieda Parker.; Contents: Part III. Motivation and disposition in the classroom -- Overview / Melfried Olson -- ch. 10. Metaphors : a powerful means for assessing students' mathematical disposition / Jinfa Cai and F. Joseph Merlino -- ch. 11. Using prediction to motivate personal investment in problem solving / Lisa Kasmer and Ok-Kyeong Kim -- ch. 12. Developing persistent and flexible problem solvers with a growth mindset / Jennifer Suh . . . [et al.] -- ch. 13. Mark's development of productive disposition and motivation / Hope Gerson, Charity Hyer, and Janet Walter -- ch. 14. Listening to mathematics students' voices to asess and build on their motivation : learning in groups / Amanda Jansen -- ch. 15. Motivating mathematics students with manipulatives : using self-determination theory to intrinsically motivate students / Brett D. Jones, Lida J. Uribe-Florez and Jesse L. M. Wilkins -- ch. 16. Using movies and television shows as a mathematics motivator / Elana Reiser -- Part IV. Professional development support -- Overview / M. Lynn Breyfogle and Marian Small -- ch. 17. Bringing cool into school / M. Lynn Breyfogle and Marian Small -- ch. 18. Venturing into storybooks : motivating teachers to promote mathematical problem solving / Jane M. Wilburne and Jane B. Keat -- ch. 19. TARGETTS : a tool for teachers to promote adaptive motivation in any mathematics lesson / Melissa C. Gilbert and Lauren E. Masu-Gillette -- ch. 20. Developing prospective teachers' productive disposition toward fraction operations / Juli K. Dixon . . . [et al.] -- ch. 21. Transforming mathematics teachers' attitudes and practices through intensive professional development / W. Gary Martin . . . [et al.].

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