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Author Riggs, Ernestine Gates, 1938-
Title Strategies that promote student engagement : unleashing the desire to learn / Ernestine G. Riggs, Cheryl R. Gholar ; foreword by Raymond F. Morgan.
Imprint Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Corwin Press, c2009.
Edition 2nd ed.
Book Jacket
 Main Collection  LB1065 .G47 2009    AVAILABLE


Call # LB1065 .G47 2009
Phys. Description xviii, 180 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Note Revised ed. of: Connecting with students' will to succeed : the power of conation / Cheryl Gholar & Ernestine Riggs.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 160-175) and index.
Contents Foreword / Raymond F Morgan -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- About the authors -- Introduction -- 1: Understanding Conation -- Where does the will to live, learn, and succeed reside? -- What is conation? -- Conation in context -- Believing is seeing -- Intentional action -- How is conation different from extrinsic motivation? -- What is conative intelligence (CI)? -- 2: Captivate, Connect, And Cultivate: Creating Lessons That Promote Learning -- Conative strategies for engaging learners -- Designing lessons that reach the heart of learning -- Using teaching strategies effectively in the conative domain -- Increasing student self-efficacy with choice -- Achieving high performance in spite of the odds -- Lessons from the heart of learning -- 3: Where Learning Lives: Instructional Strategies That Engage Students -- What is learning? -- What is courage? -- Gholar and Riggs' conative taxonomy -- Conation and character building: the strength and spirit of learning -- What is character? -- Character development -- When conation, courage, and character become one -- Lessons from the heart of learning -- 4: Invitation To Learn: Awakening And Motivating Your Classroom -- Inviting success -- Teachers make a difference -- Connecting to students' lives outside of school -- Ensuring the academic success of adolescents -- Models of perseverance -- Conation moves the heart of a teacher -- Origins of success and failure -- Lessons from the heart of learning -- 5: For All Of Them, I Teach: Reflecting On Your Teaching Philosophy -- Authentic teaching in the conative domain -- Using diverse teaching styles -- Choice to teach -- Positive and negative influences impact student learning -- Using STARS to support the will to learn -- Implementing the four I's of teacher leadership -- Promoting conation school-wide -- Keep reaching and then just-keep on teaching! -- Lessons from the heart of learning -- 6: Bridge Between The Desire To Achieve And Reality Is-The Will: Putting It All Together -- Will -- Bridge metaphor -- Insights regarding conation: next steps -- Resources A: Teaching to the test -- Resource B: Your conative profile -- References -- Index.
Summary From the Publisher: Featuring updated research, grade-specific individual and group activities, and suggestions for assessment, this resource outlines how teachers can inspire their students to become self-motivated learners.
Subject Motivation in education.
Teacher-student relationships.
Alt Author Gholar, Cheryl Renee.
Gholar, Cheryl Renee. Connecting with students' will to succeed.
ISBN 1412963192 (pbk. : acid-free paper)
9781412963183 (cloth : acid-free paper)
1412963184 (cloth : acid-free paper)
9781412963190 (pbk. : acid-free paper)