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Motivating Learners in the Classroom
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Motivating Learners in the Classroom
Ideas and Strategies


October 2007 | 144 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
Help all your pupils become better learners!

This book tells you how to recognise and meet the individual needs of different kinds of learners, and provides adaptable strategies for helping every pupil develop their own successful approach to learning.

Packed full of advice, the book contains:

o ideas for ways to motivate all pupils

o a chapter on learning styles in the early years

o advice on how to create the best learning environment possible

o questionnaires, memory games and organizational charts

o key practice points

o visual summaries at the end of each chapter

The practical ideas offered in this book will be invaluable to all class teachers, trainee teachers and SENCOs.

Gavin Reid is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Educational Studies at the University of Edinburgh; he is an experienced teacher, successful author and regular conference presenter.


 
Introduction
 
Motivation
 
Self-Knowledge
 
The Learning Environment
 
The Task
 
Memory
 
Expectations
 
Social and Emotional Factors
 
Sources and Support
 
Reflection

“The practical ideas will be invaluable to classroom teachers, trainee teachers, learning support staff, and the school management team. Encouraging a climate of success among learners, it has potential to help all students become better learners.”

Sirreadalot.org, November 2007

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