A Love for Learning: Motivation and the Gifted Child

A Love for Learning: Motivation and the Gifted Child

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By (author) Carol Strip Whitney, By (author) Gretchen Hirsch

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  • Publisher: Great Potential Press
  • Format: Paperback | 242 pages
  • Dimensions: 150mm x 226mm x 20mm | 340g
  • Publication date: 1 June 2007
  • ISBN 10: 0910707804
  • ISBN 13: 9780910707800
  • Sales rank: 470,243

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Spark the motivation in your gifted child or student! Keep them eager and excited at home and in the classroom! Gifted children are susceptible to many de-motivating factors, which can lead to depression and academic underachievement. The authors present concepts and techniques to counteract those factors, allowing a child's motivation to skyrocket. Features the Four C's of Motivation: Creating Challenge Creating Control Creating Commitment Creating Compassion This new book, with a foreword by Dr. Joanne Rand Whitmore Schwartz, also includes additional resources, books and websites for parents and teachers.

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"I think Dr. Strip Whitney has written another winning title in A Love for Learning. She is clear, concise, and speaks to many of the issues parents encounter in attempting to address motivational issues with their children. I wish I had the benefit of this book five years ago. It would have saved me a lot of anguish and misunderstanding. Thank you Dr. Whitney." -- Chris Kaczanowski "Grosse Pointe Association for Gifted Children"