Quit Point: Understanding Apathy, Engagement, and Motivation in the Classroom

Quit Point: Understanding Apathy, Engagement, and Motivation in the Classroom

by Adam Chamberlin, Svetoslav Matejic


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781948212076
Publisher: Times 10 Publications
Publication date: 07/10/2018
Pages: 266
Sales rank: 1,259,480
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.56(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Ask a Different Question. viii

Part I: Understanding Quit Point

Chapter 1: What Is Quit Point and How Does It Impact Students?. 2

Recognize behavior that indicates different types of quitting

Chapter 2: Variables That Influence Quit Point. 18

Understand the catalysts and obstacles that impact quitting

Chapter 3: Establishing a Quit Point Mindset. 44

Develop a mindset that limits quitting by emphasizing

practice, growth, collaboration, and student ownership

Part II: Using Quit Point Strategies

Chapter 4: Limiting Quit Points Through Differentiation. 82

Prevent quitting through better planning and resource


Chapter 5: Enriching Assessment: Avoid the Minefield of Grading

Quit Point . 112

Improve formative assessment and feedback through

attainable goals

Chapter 6: Empowering Students Through Climate and Culture. 128

Incorporate teams, leaders, and games to prevent quitting

Chapter 7: Transferring Culture to Learning: Use Technology

to Dodge Quit Points. 148

Increase collaboration, participation, and student

ownership through digital tools

Chapter 8: Quit Point Interventions: When the Going Gets Tough. 164

Implement targeted interventions to address different

quitting behaviors

Chapter 9: Case Studies: How Quit Point Impacts Real Students. 180

See examples of student achievements through the

successful use of Quit Point strategies

Conclusion: A Final Dose of Teacher Optimism. 192

Appendix A: A Quit Point Teacher’s Toolkit. 200

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