The Motivated Student
Unlocking the Enthusiasm for Learning
Drawing from in-depth interviews with successful educators, counselors, and administrators and a careful analysis of the research on classroom motivation, Sullo provides an indispensable blueprint for ensuring that students in grades 4–12 are engaged in the classroom. He offers practical, clear-cut strategies for getting students focused and ready to learn by eliminating external rewards for learning, building positive relationships with students, creating realistic expectations for your students, developing lesson plans that are relevant to students’ lives, and planning with students’ psychological needs in mind.
As every teacher knows, students learn best when they actually want to learn. Whether at the elementary or high school level, this book will make you think about who your students really are and help you develop a culture of inquiry, trust, and engagement that will release each child's enthusiasm for learning.
191 pages; ISBN 9781416609360
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Title: The Motivated Student
Author: Bob Sullo