I recently read a paper, “The Four-Phase Model of Interest Development.” As I read this research, I wondered - am I already incorporating elements based on some of these ideals? What can I change, add or modify to improve my instructions?

Each time I step into a classroom I try and gauge the level of interest in students. I know that I have a significant role in student development, which includes getting them interested in what I present in a lesson. If a student isn’t initially interes...

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