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Activating the Desire to Learn


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In Activating the Desire to Learn, veteran educator Bob Sullo shows how to apply lessons from
the research on motivation in the classroom.

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“Where's the Evidence?”

Competition Is as Important as Cooperation

About the authors

During his 33 years as an educator, Bob Sullo worked as an English teacher, a school psychologist, an adjustment counselor, and an administrator in the Plymouth Public Schools in Plymouth, Massachusetts. 

These diverse roles gave him the opportunity to work in both regular education and special education, serving students from prekindergarten through graduation in elementary, middle, and high school.

Currently an education consultant and instructor for the William Glasser Institute, Sullo has provided staff development and parent workshops in more than 30 states. 

His presentations focus on internal motivation, responsibility, and the creation of a positive environment where students are inspired to produce high-quality academic work.

He has provided workshops and trainings to schools, agencies, and businesses in the United States, Canada, South America, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand.

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