What Every Teacher Should Know About Student Motivation (2nd Revised edition)

What Every Teacher Should Know About Student Motivation (2nd Revised edition)

By: Donna E. Walker Tileston (author)Paperback

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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.

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About Author

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 the Poverty and Culture Gap (2009). Donna received her BA from the University of North Texas, her MA from East Texas State University, and her EdD from Texas A & M University-Commerce. She may be reached at www.whateveryteachershouldknow.com

Contents

Acknowledgments About the Author Introduction Vocabulary Pretest 1. What Is Motivation and Why Does It Matter So Much? What Is Motivation? Build Intrinsic Motivation What Is Extrinsic Motivation? The Difference Between Rewards and Celebrations 2. What Are the Roots of Motivation? Understanding the Mental Processes The Self-System The Metacognitive System The Cognitive System 3. Motivation to Begin a Lesson or Task Getting the Brain's Attention The Role of Self-Attributes The Role of the Self and Others The Role of the Student's Perception of the Nature of the World How Climate Affects Motivation The Relationship Between Importance and Motivation Why Is Efficacy Important to Motivation? 4. How Do We Encourage Students to Finish the Task? Activiating the Metacognitive System What About Minor Off-Task Behavior? 5. A Model for Developing Motivation in the Classroom Attitudes Toward and Perceptions of the Learning Learning States and Discipline Problems What Ms. Walker Did to Reach Diverse Learners 6. A Model for Facilitating Motivation A Model for Turning on the Motivation Within Vocabulary Summary Student at Risk Celebrations Climate Contextualization Extrinsic Motivation Vocabulary Posttest Vocabulary Pretest and Posttest Answer Key References Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 31/05/2010
  • ISBN13: 9781412971768
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 136
  • ID: 9781412971768
  • weight: 204
  • ISBN10: 1412971764
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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