College for Professional Studies
Master of Education
School of Education and Counseling
Thesis - Open Access
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This project was prepared to provide elementary teachers in Title I schools with useful, practical information to help motivate their students to achieve academic success. The author reviews high school drop out rates and the societal consequences of students who do not graduate high school. The author examines the challenges of students who attend Title I schools, then offers several specific strategies that educators can implement in their classroom to increase student motivation. The purpose of this project is to help teachers engage students in learning by means of culturally relevant curriculum and strong teacher/student relationships. A PowerPoint presentation was developed as a tool to assist educators in understanding these concepts and to provide them with strategies for implementation in their own classrooms.
Date of Award
© Michele Heckman
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Heckman, Michele E., "Motivational Strategies for Students Who Attend Title I Schools" (2009). Student Publications. 31.