What Do Teachers Think about Youth Purpose?

Seana Moran
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Journal of Education for Teaching (42)5. DOI: 10.1080/02607476.2016.1226556

Life purpose combines personal meaning, future intention, active engagement, and expected beyond-the-self impact into a self-regulating beacon for decisions and actions. Interest has grown in how teachers could foster youth purpose. Although studies show relationships between pedagogy and purpose, how teachers themselves understand the concept and view their role in its development. This descriptive, qualitative, secondary analysis of observations and comments of tea