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Classroom Motivation from A to Z
How to Engage Your Students in Learning

ISBN 9781138170520
Published September 8, 2015 by Routledge
208 Pages

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Book Description

This book focuses on basic strategies you can integrate into everyday instruction in every subject area and across grade levels. It shows teachers how to motivate and engage students. The practical examples in this book make it easy for you to apply these strategies in your own classroom. It presents lively stories about how teachers help their students succeed. You'll meet teachers of all types, from preschool to high school, and you'll hear the voices of real students.

Companion Study Guide Available

Table of Contents

A. Achievement Is More Than a Test Score
B. Begin With the End in Mind
C. Catch Them Doing Something Good
D. Dealing With Diversity
E. Engagement Equals Success
F. Form Partnerships
G. Goals and Success
H. High Expectations for Everyone
I. It's All About Me (the Value of Intrinsic Motivation)
J. Jump to Conclusions (Don't)
K. Keys to Evaluation: Grading and Motivation
L. Literacy
M. Myths of Motivation
N. Never Give Permission
O. Owners, Not Renters
P. Perception is Reality
Q. Quantify Quality
R. Rigor is Not a Four-Letter Word
S. Scaffolding for Success
T. Track Progress, Not Students
U. Understanding at High Levels
V. Variety Is the Spice of Life
W. What You See Is What You Get
X. X-Factor
Y. You Are the Key
Z. On Beyond Zebra (208 pp., 2005) Bibliography

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