Every day, teachers face the challenge of motivating struggling learners. In this must-have book, bestselling author Barbara Blackburn shares how you can finally solve this problem and make your classroom a place where all students want to succeed.


You’ll learn practical strategies for:

  • Understanding extrinsic and intrinsic motivation
  • Building a trusting relationship with students
  • Using praise and positiive feedback effectively
  • Empowering students and helping them own their learning
  • Moving students toward a growth mindset
  • Communicating high expectations for students
  • Engaging all students in your lessons
  • Scaffolding so all students will want to improve
  • Helping students be resilient and not fear failure
  • Celebrating diverse groups of students

Each chapter is filled with a variety of examples and tools that you can use immediately. Bonus: Many of the tools are also available as free eResources on my publisher's website.


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