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Motivating Learners in the Classroom Ideas and Strategies

by Gavin Reid

Motivating Learners in the Classroom Ideas and Strategies Synopsis

`This is a rare find, a book that manages to turn educational theory into accessible practice. It will appeal to teachers, managers, support staff and anyone interested in how we learn...This is a book relevant to everyone involved in education as it gets right to the heart of what makes us achieve: motivation. An empowering read - don't miss it!' - Support for Learning `As the title suggests, motivation is a key theme, and this is explored with reference to theoretical perspectives on learning and how these can be translated into practice. A real strength of the book lies in its emphasis on the importance of managing learning and developing effective whole-school approaches to improving the motivation of pupils' - SENCO Update Help all your students become better learners! This book tells you how to recognise and meet the individual needs of different kinds of learners, and provides adaptable strategies for helping every learner develop their own successful approach to learning. Packed full of advice, the book contains: o ideas for ways to motivate all pupils o a chapter on learning styles in the early years o advice on how to create the best learning environment possible o questionnaires, memory games and organizational charts o key practice points o visual summaries at the end of each chapter The practical ideas offered in this book will be invaluable to all class teachers, trainee teachers and SENCOs.

Motivating Learners in the Classroom Ideas and Strategies Press Reviews

The practical ideas will be invaluable to classroom teachers, trainee teachers, learning support staff, and the school management team. Encouraging a climate of success among learners, it has potential to help all students become better learners. -- Sirreadalot.org, November 2007

Book Information

ISBN: 9781412930970
Publication date: 18th October 2007
Author: Gavin Reid
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 144 pages
Categories: Teaching skills & techniques, Study & learning skills: general,

About Gavin Reid

Dr. Gavin Reid is an international consultant and psychologist with consultancies in Canada, UK, Europe, Middle East, Asia and Australasia. He was visiting professor at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada in the Department of Education and Counseling Psychology and Special Education in 2007 and 2010. He is an ambassador for the Helen Arkell Dyslexia Centre in the UK and is also a consultant for the Child Enrichment Medical Centre in Dubai, the Centre for Child Evaluation and Teaching (CCET) in Kuwait and for the Institute of Child Education and Psychology Europe (ICEPE). He is also currently a consultant to ...

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