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Neuroscientists searching for the elusive “X factor” for motivation have made fascinating new discoveries about the brain and its natural tendency to impel us to seek out and eagerly anticipate the things we need. Find out how to activate this natural capacity in your classroom to send student motivation and engagement to greater heights than you ever have before. Renowned educators Gayle Gregory and Martha Kaufeldt take you on a tour of the brain's "seeking system" and explain the learning conditions and teaching practices that encourage it to thrive. These field-tested approaches, strategies, tools, and templates make it easier for you to
(ASCD Premium, Select, and Institutional Plus Member book, September 2015) 6” x 9", 168 pages
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In this revised and updated 4th edition, Discipline with Dignity provides in-depth guidance for implementing a proven approach to classroom management that can help students make better choices and teachers be more effective. Emphasizing the importance of mutual respect and self-control, the authors offer specific strategies and techniques for building strong relationships with disruptive students and countering the toxic social circumstances that affect many of them, including dysfunctional families, gangs, and poverty.