Strategies That Promote Student Engagement: Unleashing the Desire to Learn (2nd Revised edition)

Strategies That Promote Student Engagement: Unleashing the Desire to Learn (2nd Revised edition)

By: Dr. Ernestine G. Riggs (author), Cheryl R. Gholar (author)Hardback

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"Strategies That Promote Student Engagement: Unleashing the Desire to Learn" offers practical lessons for the classroom that teach students the importance of education in their everyday lives. This resource includes strategies that can be used across the content areas to encourage students to become self-motivated learners. Using the concept of conation - the internal drive that pushes one beyond ordinary expectations and accomplishments - the authors demonstrate how teachers can inspire their students to strive for excellence inside and outside of the classroom. This revised edition includes: updated research; additional grade-specific instructional activities; and, suggestions for assessment.

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About Author

Ernestine G. Riggs is an associate professor at Loyola University Chicago. She has been involved in the field of education for more than 40 years and has a diverse background in teaching and administration. Riggs was selected as one of the Outstanding Elementary Teachers of America by the United States Department of Defense Overseas Schools in 1974. She is the coauthor of Beyond Rhetoric and Rainbows: A Journey to the Place Where Learning Lives, Helping Middle and High School Readers: Teaching and Learning Strategies Across the Curriculum, and several journal articles. She is also co-featured in the video Ensuring Success for "Low Yield" Students: Building Lives and Molding Futures. In the summer of 2007, Riggs was invited to present a precis of the research on conation at the prestigious Oxford Round Table in Oxford, England. Riggs is a frequent presenter at local, district, national, and international conferences. Cheryl R. Gholar has been a teacher, counselor, and administrator in public schools and worked in postsecondary education for more than thirty years. She is associate director of the Professional Development Consortium. Gholar is coauthor of Beyond Rhetoric and Rainbows: A Journey to the Place Where Learning Lives. She is also co-featured in the video Ensuring Success for "Low Yield" Students: Building Lives and Molding Futures. She is published in Vitae Scholasticae, Black Issues in Higher Education, The Journal of Staff Development, Careers With Character, and more. Gholar's awards include Educator of the Year, Phi Delta Kappa, Those Who Excel, Oppenheimer Family Foundation, Outstanding Teacher, Chicago Region PTA, and Outstanding Contributions to The Department of Character Education, Chicago Public Schools. She is listed in Who's Who Among Women, Who's Who in The Midwest, and International Who's Who of Professionals.

Contents

Foreword by 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? 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: Instructional Strategies 3. Where Learning Lives: Instructional Activities 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: Instructional Strategies 4. An Invitation to Learn: Awakening and Motivating Your Classroom Inviting Success Connecting to Students? Lives Outside of School Ensuring the Academic Success of Adolescents Conation Moves the Heart of a Teacher The Origins of Success and Failure Lessons From the Heart of Learning: Instructional Strategies 5. For All of Them, I Teach: Reflecting on Your Teaching Philosophy Authentic Teaching in the Conative Domain Using Diverse Teaching Styles Using STARS to Support the Will to Learn Implementing the Four I?s of Teacher Leadership Promoting Conation Schoolwide Lessons From the Heart of Learning: Instructional Strategies 6. The Bridge Between the Desire to Achieve and Reality: Putting It All Together The Will The Bridge Metaphor Insights Regarding Conation: Next Steps Resources Lexicon of Two Hundred Words, Thoughts, Phrases, Attitudes, and Expectations That Build Conative Connections Teaching to the Test: A Reflection References Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 18/09/2008
  • ISBN13: 9781412963183
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 200
  • ID: 9781412963183
  • weight: 590
  • ISBN10: 1412963184
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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