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Motivating and Preparing Black Youth for Success
Dr. Jawanza Kunjufu
African American Images
How to reduce the dropout rate and motivate black children.
Motivating Students Who Don't Care: Successful Techniques for Educators
Motivating Students Who Don't Care is a comprehensive and practical guide for reconnecting with discouraged students and reawakening their excitement and enthusiasm for learning. With proven strategies from the classroom, this resource identifies five effective processes the reader can use to reawaken motivation in students who aren't prepared, don't care, and won't work. These processes include emphasizing effort, creating hope, respecting ...
Motivating Students to Learn
Jere E. Brophy
Written specifically for teachers, this book offers a wealth of research-based principles for motivating students to learn. Its focus on motivational principles rather than motivation theorists or theories leads naturally into discussion of specific classroom strategies. Throughout the book these principles and strategies are tied to the realities of contemporary schools (e.g., curriculum goals) and classrooms (e.g., student differences, ...
Motivating Black Males to Achieve in School & in Life
Baruti K. Kafele
Association for Supervision & Curriculum Deve
One of the most vexing problems confronting educators today is the chronic achievement gap between black male students and their peers. In this inspiring and thought-provoking book, veteran educator Baruti K. Kafele offers a blueprint for lifting black males up and ensuring their success in the classroom and beyond. Motivating Black Males to Achieve in School and in Life offers proven strategies for getting black male students in middle ...
Motivating People to Be Physically Active - 2nd Edition (Physical Activity Intervention Series)
Bess H. Marcus
Motivating People to Be Physically Active, Second Edition, translates research, theories, and concepts of behavioral science into a useful handbook for health professionals involved in the planning, development, implementation, or evaluation of physical activity promotion programs. The book describes proven methods for helping people overcome sedentary behavior and make physical activity a regular part of their lives. Based on the five-stage ...
Motivating & Inspiring Teachers: The Educational Leader's Guide for Building Staff Morale
Like the best-selling first edition, this book is filled with strategies to motivate your staff and maintain a high level of energy at your school. This guide will help all educators approach work every day in an enthusiastic, focused, and positive state of mind. This book will help you: -Motivate your faculty with the Friday Focus--a staff memo that works! -Understand the power of praise and how to best utilize it every day -Make sure staff ...
Motivating the Middle: Fighting Apathy in College Student Organizations
If you're a college student leader and you're frustrated that you and a few others do all the work, you need to start "Motivating the Middle" in your organization. It's the concept that will set student leaders free. Stop focusing on the bottom third members, those who check out or cause problems, and start focusing on the "middle third members" who hate drama, care for your organization, and prefer to play a supporting role. Directing your ...
Motivating human service staff: Supervisory strategies for maximizing work effort and work enjoyment
Dennis H Reid
Marsha B Parsons
Habilitative Management Consultants, Inc.
This book presents practical strategies for motivating human service staff. Staff motivation is presented as a two-fold process for supervisors: (1) ensuring staff work proficiently and diligently and, (2) ensuring staff enjoy their work. Based on the authors' combined 65 years of supervisory experience and three decades of applied research on working with staff in human service agencies, tried and tested means of motivating staff are presented. ...
Motivating and Retaining Online Students: Research-Based Strategies That Work
Rosemary M. Lehman
Simone C. O. Conceição
Finally, the first research-based book of sound strategies and best practices to help instructors motivate students to complete their online courses. Although studies support the effectiveness of learning online, students often fail to complete online courses. Some studies have found that as many as 50–70% drop out of their online courses or programs. Retention is not only a growing expectation and imperative, but it is also as opportunity ...
Motivating the "What's In It For Me" Workforce: Manage Across the Generational Divide and Increase Profits
Advance praise for Motivating the "What's In It For Me?" Workforce "The information on leading and managing generations found in this book is invaluable to all executives today. The war for talent has become increasingly fierce. Attracting and retaining this talent is critical to a successful global company. This book is a masterful tool for developing the skills required for managing multigenerational teams. It is a must-have for executives at ...
Motivating Underachievers Book and CD
Pieces of Learning
This edition is jammed with workable, practical strategies to manage and solve the problem of under-achievement in all learners. Strategies address self esteem, study skills, time management, organizational skills, test taking tips, intrinsic and extrinsic motivators, how to work with parents, and how to work within the school environment. Complements Becoming and Achiever. CD includes PDF forms and customizable WORD forms. WORD forms include: ...
James S. Pepitone
In a fast-paced, engaging style, Motivating Employees reveals how Southwest, Disney, and other legendary companies have turned themselves into "motivating organizations, workplaces that inspire employees to do excellent work because they want to! Entertaining case histories and examples show how you can create an environment in which employees feel passionate about their jobs and put the best of themselves into everything they do. Tips, tools, ...
The Motivating Team Leader
Dr. Lewis E. Losoncy
When your success depends upon the performance of others, THIS IS THE BOOK FOR YOU! As Jack Canfield, co-author of Chicken Soup for the Soul says, There is no success more rewarding than that generated by highly motivated individuals who come together as a team. Lew Losoncy delivers a blueprint for success that evry company or organization--large or small--can make their own. If you are highly motivated yourself but find that your success in ...
Motivating Students: 25 Strategies to Light the Fire of Engagement
Motivating Students: 25 Strategies to Light the Fire of Engagement is a practical, hands-on guide to help teachers get all students excited about learning. Authors Carolyn Chapman and Nicole Vagle realize the importance of motivation in the classroom and the repercussions when students are unmotivated and unengaged. Their motivational framework, five core areas to light the fire of engagement in every classroom, structures the chapters: build a ...
The Big Book of Team-Motivating Games: Spirit-Building, Problem-Solving and Communication Games for Every ...
Teamwork can be fun! Games that improve team cooperation, communication, and spirit Did you know that games can: Raise sagging morale Liven up boring staff meetings Increase interaction among staff members Promote a culture of harmony and cooperation Create an atmosphere of fun for your team Keeping your team motivated and challenged, especially during tough economic times, can be difficult. But this collection of high-energy, ...
Managerial Accounting: Decision Making and Motivating Performance
Srikant M. Datar
Madhav V. Rajan
Go beyond managerial accounting theory to the techniques used in management today. Managerial Accounting: Making Decisions and Motivating Performance enables managers and business owners to attain the core skills they need to become integral members of their company’s decision-making teams. This new program from established authors Srikant M. Datar and Madhav Rajan emphasizes decision-making and the effects of decisions. While many ...
Motivating Primary-Grade Students (Solving Problems in Teaching of Literacy)
Michael Pressley PhD
Sara E. Dolezal Kersey
The Guilford Press
What is that intangible force that makes some classrooms positively buzz with interest, attention, and excitement about learning? While motivation can't easily be quantified, few would dispute its essential role in promoting academic engagement and achievement. This uniquely practical book is the first how-to guide on motivating students in grades K-3. Presented are research-based strategies and techniques that are brought to life in three ...
Motivating Students to Learn
Kathryn R. Wentzel
Jere E. Brophy
Written specifically for teachers, Motivating Students to Learn offers a wealth of research-based principles on the subject of student motivation for use by classroom teachers. Now in its fourth edition, this book discusses specific classroom strategies by tying these principles to the realities of contemporary schools, curriculum goals, and classroom dynamics. The authors lay out effective extrinsic and intrinsic strategies to guide teachers ...
Motivating Students and Teachers in an Era of Standards
Assn for Supervision & Curriculum
Are you dragging yourself into school each morning? Are your students complaining about schoolwork and classes? Does the task of meeting mandated standards seem overwhelming? If you aren't excited about school, or your students don't seem eager to learn, consider whether you're missing one or more of these essential motivational factors: competence, belonging, usefulness, potency, optimism. In this book, Richard Sagor describes how these ...
Motivating Your Audience: Speaking to the Heart (Part of the Essence of Public Speaking Series)
Corporations and associations spend millions each year on professional speakers who can move people from where they are to where they could be. Through motivational speeches, speakers reinforce audience values by addressing peoples' emotions. To persuade, a speaker must also add logic and evidence. Narrative, humor, metaphor, poetry, and even music help speakers achieve their goals. This book offers a recipe for creating speeches that ...
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