A Love for Learning: Motivation and the Gifted Child

A Love for Learning: Motivation and the Gifted Child


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

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  • Publisher: Great Potential Press
  • Format: Paperback | 242 pages
  • Dimensions: 152mm x 229mm x 15mm | 363g
  • Publication date: 1 June 2007
  • ISBN 10: 0910707804
  • ISBN 13: 9780910707800
  • Sales rank: 420,833

Product description

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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"(A Love for Learning) could easily be a primer in gifted education, as well as a must-have for parents, grandparents, and teachers of gifted children. It was well-researched, well-written, and deserves a place on your bookshelf." -- Jacquelyn Drummer "Wisconsin Association for Talented and Gifted"