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How to Motivate Reluctant Learners


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What we call “motivation” in school is really a decision students make to invest in our classrooms. It′s our responsibility to show students the value of investment and guide them toward behaviors that will support learning.

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Self-Assessment: Starting Where Your Students Are

Identifying the Right Investments

Creating a Classroom Worth Investing In

About the authors

Robyn Jackson is passionate about building better schools. As the CEO of Mindsteps Inc.®, she has helped thousands of K–12 administrators and teachers develop the clarity and confidence to turn their classrooms and schools into success stories.

Jackson combines her experience as an English teacher and middle school administrator and her work in thousands of schools and districts to help teachers and administrators develop rigorous instructional programs that provide students with the support and motivation they need to reach or exceed the standards and helps refocus vision, mission, and core values to build better schools.

She is the author of 11 books, most recently Stop Leading, Start Building (ASCD, 2021).

Mindsteps Inc.® is a trademark of Mindsteps, Inc.

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