Strategies That Promote Student Engagement
Unleashing the Desire to Learn 2nd Revised edition
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Strategies That Promote Student Engagement by Cheryl R. Gholar
Book Description"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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Book DetailsISBN: 9781412963190
(254mm x 178mm x 13mm)
Imprint: Corwin Press Inc
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Publish Date: 18-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Cheryl R. Gholar
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.
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