Middle Grades Research Journal

Volume 8 #1, 2013

Foreword, Frances R. Spielhagen

Introduction/Editorial: The Problem of Motivation in the Middle Grades, James A. Middleton, Special Issue Editor

1. The Relationships Among Middle School Students’ Motivational Orientations, Learning Strategies, and Academic Achievement, Megan S. McClintic-Gilbert, Jennifer Henderlong Corpus, Stephanie V. Wormington, and Kyla Haimovitz

2. More Than Enjoyment: Identifying the Positive Affect Component of Interest That Supports Student Engagement and Achievement, Robert Ely, Mary Ainley, and Jon Pearce

3. Caring Mathematics Instruction: Middle School Students’ and Teachers’ Perspectives, Amanda Jansen and Tonya Bartell

4. Norms for Participation in Middle School Mathematics Classroom and its Effect on Student Motivation, M. Colleen Megowan-Romanowicz, James A. Middleton, Tirupalavanam Ganesh, and Jamie Joanou

5. More Than Motivation: The Combined Effects of Critical Motivational Variables on Middle School Mathematics Achievement, James A. Middleton