Eager to Learn: Helping Children Become Motivated and Love Learning / Edition 1

Eager to Learn: Helping Children Become Motivated and Love Learning / Edition 1

by Raymond J. Wlodkowski, Judith H. Jaynes
     
 

"Addressing parents and teachers, this straightforward exploration of motivation for learning as a lifelong trait is a significant contribution to the understanding of a complex process." —Publishers Weekly

"A succinct and thought-provoking book for parents, teachers, and educators." —Library JournalSee more details below

Overview

"Addressing parents and teachers, this straightforward exploration of motivation for learning as a lifelong trait is a significant contribution to the understanding of a complex process." —Publishers Weekly

"A succinct and thought-provoking book for parents, teachers, and educators." —Library Journal

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781555423674
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
09/27/1991
Series:
Education and Social and Behavioral Science Series
Pages:
147
Product dimensions:
5.12(w) x 9.84(h) x 2.36(d)

Table of Contents

Part One: How Children Become Motivated to Learn.

1. Motivation: The Key to Learning.

2. Family, School, Culture: Powerful Influences.

3. Eagerness to Learn: Cultivating the Desire.

4. Grades, Homework, and Television: Thorny Concerns.

Part Two: How to Support a Child's Learning and SolveMotivational Problems.

5. Building a Positive Parent-Teacher Relationship.

6. Fostering Success in Learning.

7. Reducing Anxiety Over Tests and Grades.

8. Overcoming Boredom and Indifference.

9. Encouraging Effort and Perseverance.

Epilogue: Creating Friendship Between a Child and Learning.

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