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What Every Teacher Should Know About Student Motivation

by Donna E. Walker Tileston

What Every Teacher Should Know About Student Motivation Synopsis

In this new and updated edition of What Every Teacher Should Know About Student Motivation, Donna Walker Tileston offers teachers brain-friendly strategies for motivating and challenging even the most at-risk or reluctant students. Informed by current research on the plasticity of the brain, and new insights on the relationship between culture and student motivation, Tileston's model provides teachers with the information and strategies they need to get to the root of motivation problems and facilitate increased engagement and student achievement in their classrooms.

What Every Teacher Should Know About Student Motivation Press Reviews

The author addresses the number one issue in the classroom today. This book is full of exciting and applicable information on how to motivate today's learners. -- Gary L. Willhite, Teacher Educator/Associate Professor Teachers can often get frustrated when they don't think their students care. This book gives the teacher a way to take ownership of the situation rather than blame the students. -- Lyneille Meza, Coordinator of Data & Assessment This book is user friendly, informative, creative, and current in today's society. -- Mari Teacher, Fifth-Grade Teacher

Book Information

ISBN: 9781412971768
Publication date: 8th June 2010
Author: Donna E. Walker Tileston
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 136 pages
Categories: Educational psychology, Teaching skills & techniques,

About Donna E. Walker Tileston

Donna Walker Tileston is a veteran teacher and administrator. She is currently the president of Strategic Teaching and Learning, a consulting firm that provides services to schools throughout the United States and worldwide. Donna's publications include Ten Best Teaching Practices: How Brain Research, Learning Styles, and Standards Define Teaching Competencies (2000), which has been on Corwin's bestseller list since its first year in print, in addition to the ten-volume award-winning series What Every Teacher Should Know, now in its second edition. Other recent titles are Teaching Strategies for Active Learning (2006), Teaching Strategies that Prepare Students for High Stakes Tests (2008), and Closing ...

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