Predicting Adolescent Achievement with the CLASS TMS Observation Tool

@inproceedings{Allen2011PredictingAA,
  title={Predicting Adolescent Achievement with the CLASS TMS Observation Tool},
  author={Joseph P. Allen and Anne E. Gregory and Amori Yee Mikami and Bridget K. Hamre},
  year={2011}
}
Adolescents in middle school and high school characterize their interactions with teachers as frequently unsatisfying and unmotivating. They report that their experiences in the classroom lack meaningful challenges, supportive relationships, and competenceand motivation-building experiences. Yet, engagement and intrinsic motivation are pivotal in adolescence, as these students have the means to not only withdraw energy from educational pursuits but to drop out altogether. Engagement in school… CONTINUE READING