Enhancing motivation to complete math tasks using the high-preference strategy

Devender R. Banda, Rose Marie Matuszny, William J. Therrien

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Designed to enhance the completion of math tasks, high-preference strategy consists of presenting math tasks that students prefer, to enhance their interest in completing difficult math tasks. In this article, a brief review of the literature related to the use of the high-preference strategy is provided along with directions on how to implement the strategy with students with learning and behavior disabilities.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)146-150
Number of pages5
JournalIntervention in School and Clinic
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jan 2009


  • Behavioral momentum
  • High probability
  • High-preference sequence strategy
  • Learning and behavioral problems
  • Math instruction
  • Noncompliance
  • Preference


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