Neuroscience and the Classroom: Making Connections
- Race to the Top Fund
- A competitive U.S. grant program introduced during the Obama presidency awarding funds to states that propose to advance education by improving practices and increasing student achievement with innovation and reform.
- Ryan and Deci's self-determination theory (SDT)
- Edward Deci and Richard Ryan put forth SDT as a theory of motivation and personality that highlights the role of intrinsic beliefs, abilities, knowledge, and desires of individuals in the context of environmental influences.