2/14/2014

Telling students stories and giving them more choices will better motivate and inspire teenagers in science classes, according to research compiled by two Northern Illinois University professors. The researchers say these strategies are especially important now considering the skills gap in science, technology, engineering and math professions. The professors wrote a book called "Enhancing Adolescents' Motivation for Science," and are presenting some of their research and suggestions to Illinois science teachers during a series of seminars.

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