SEL Fact of the Week, 2/6

80% of students say “I enjoy learning new things.” These students are…

  • 9 times more likely to think they learn new things that are interesting at school
  • 7 times more likely to report that getting good grades is important to them
  • 7 times more likely to feel they work hard to reach their goals
  • 5 times more likely to say they are excited about their futures
  • 5 times more likely to say they put forth their best effort at school
  • 5 times more likely to say they push themselves to do better academically
  • 4 times more likely to believe they can make a difference in this world

…than students who do not agree that they enjoy learning new things.

My Voice student survey incorporates data from more than one million students and student focus groups, as well as field observations and interviews spanning three decades and several countries. – Russell Quaglia/Michael Corso

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