"There is a real power in this book that offers a way of understanding failure and overcoming it. The authors present a message of possibility and hope to learners and teachers alike and foster a resolve to put the strategies for changing behavior and attitudes into practice."
—Robert S. Patterson, Emeritus Professor of Education
Brigham Young University
Discover powerful principles that help students raise their goals, expect success, and make extraordinary strides in achievement!
Education becomes exciting and successful when both learners and teachers accomplish what they previously thought to be impossible. Written in an inspirational, compelling style, this resource shows educators how to motivate students to be successful learners through the development of key personal attributes that foster success.
This user-friendly book is organized around an easy-to-use, research-based model derived from multiple fields, including education, psychology, and philosophy, and is focused around eight field-tested principles, including the "Three D's of Success"—desire, decision, and determination—that can
- Increase every learner's self-confidence
- Create new expectations and infuse students with new energy and motivation
- Encourage individuals to go beyond familiar goals, take manageable risks, and achieve desired outcomes
Choose to Learn gives teachers a proven approach for helping students exceed their expectations and experience academic growth by making a conscious decision to learn and to succeed.