Sparks, S. D. (2019, May 10). Teachers Shape Students’ Motivation. Where Do They Learn How to Do It? Retrieved May 15, 2019.

Some teachers may be entering the classroom without proper training on how to motivate students to learn, according to a study by the Mindset Scholars Network. One challenge is that research on such motivations often is separate from content-specific instructional practices that aspiring teachers are learning, says Lisa Quay, executive director of Mindset Scholars and co-author of the study.

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