Mastery-oriented learners are motivated by building competency. They are intrinsically motivated rather than driven by extrinsic rewards or by fear of punishment. Mastery-oriented learners want to learn for the sake of learning rather than for grades or teacher or parent approval and believe that ability is changeable. Mastery-oriented learners believe that failure is part of success and persist when learning is difficult. How can parents and teacher guide learners in building mastery orientation.
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