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By helping students discover the value in learning for their own lives—rather than imposing teachers’ own interests and goals on students—educators can boost student engagement, persistence, and attainment, write Professor Chris Hulleman, Director of UVA's Motivate Lab, and Teresa Hulleman, Research Associate at Motivate Lab. LINK IN BIO ☝🏾
“While I was working at @VirginiaInstituteofAutism I thought my interests were specifically working with people with special needs, but what I realized I really had a passion for was creating a vision and helping to bring all the people together to implement that,” Viccellio '98 said. @dailyprogress_news LINK IN BIO Photo courtesy of Andrew Shurtleff / The Daily Progress
“No one expects schools to be perfect, but educators cannot ignore bullying and they should take reasonable steps to maintain a healthy school climate that is conducive to learning,” Professor Dewey Cornell told @YahooNews. “In the workplace, adults are protected from a hostile work environment. Women and men who are sexually harassed at work can sue. There is no reason why children in school should not be afforded the same protections as adults in the workplace.” Link in bio