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Disengagement (Teasing, Tattling, Defiance and More Book 6) Margaret Berry Wilson

Disengagement (Teasing, Tattling, Defiance and More Book 6)

Margaret Berry Wilson

Published October 13th 2014
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Kindle Edition
45 pages
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Unmotivated students miss out on a lot of learning. How can you help? This practical Responsive Classroom guide shows you how to help students take pride and pleasure in doing schoolwork.Veteran educator Margaret Berry Wilson’s concise book (under 40MoreUnmotivated students miss out on a lot of learning. How can you help? This practical Responsive Classroom guide shows you how to help students take pride and pleasure in doing schoolwork.Veteran educator Margaret Berry Wilson’s concise book (under 40 pages) shows you ways to help children develop the internal motivation that will keep them connected to school and engaged with learning. You’ll discover:Why children become unmotivated (some have simply never learned how to motivate themselves)Proactive steps for helping children engage with their schoolwork (for example, giving them meaningful choices in their learning)What to do in the moment when a child is disengaged (early intervention is one key strategy- so is offering a choice about when to complete unfinished work)How to respond if a child continues struggling to start or finish work (welcoming student input about the issue is one solid strategyWays to talk with parents about motivation struggles (one good idea: avoid labels—“lazy,” “lacks focus”—in favor of objective descriptions of behavior)Noticing other common misbehaviors? Check out all the books in this series. Each one zeroes in on a behavior—listening and attention challenges, disengagement, teasing, cliques, tattling, silliness and showing off, too much physical contact, dishonesty, or frustrations and meltdowns—with practical strategies from the Responsive Classroom approach, a research-based way of teaching associated with greater teacher effectiveness, higher student achievement, and improved school climate.