Some students don't achieve their full potential, while others of similar ability achieve more than predicted. This book shows how important students' motivational mindsets can be in influencing the way they learn.

Stimulation — Effective Teaching and Learning

Stimulation — Effective Teaching and Learning
Stimulation — Effective teaching and learning

Examiner: Billy — what does it feel like when you're dancing?

Billy: Don't know … sort of stiff and that at first but it sort of feels good … once I get going. I forget everything. I sort of disappear… sort of disappear… I can feel a change in my whole body, like this fire in my body … just there, I'm flying … like a bird … Like electricity … yeh … like electricity.

From the film Billy Elliot

This chapter describes the key aspects of the stimulation driver, including the components of task values, the process of maintaining momentum, encouraging student ownership of the learning process and the features of intrinsically motivating activities.

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