This PDF file presents a chapter of Motivation and Disposition: Pathways to Learning Mathematics (73rd Yearbook) in a downloadable file that preserves the design and layout of the book while allowing users to search and print selected pages.
Chapter 14: Listening to Mathematics Students’ Voices to Assess and Build on Their Motivation: Learning in Groups. Amanda Jansen (University of Delaware) presents a process for learning about students’ motivation from their perspectives to explore what students say about what motivates them. She shares what she learned about sixth grade students’ motivation to engage in small-group work through enacting the process herself and considers how students’ voices can inspire for creating more engaging mathematics classrooms.
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