Motivating Students in the Secondary School
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Motivating Students in the Secondary School : Practical ways to encourage young people to be their best

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Motivating Students in the Secondary School provides tried and tested practical guidance for anyone working with young people at secondary level seeking to encourage them to be their best. It draws upon ideas developed in a wide range of fields, from educational research to sport psychology, to offer practical guidance on motivational techniques which can be applied directly to practice both in the classroom and in the wider school environment. With case studies and real world examples which contextualise the approaches used throughout, it is an essential guide for anyone looking for new ways to encourage pupils to achieve.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 176 pages
  • 140 x 203mm
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138912220
  • 9781138912229

Table of contents

Introduction 1. Developing a Positive Mindset 2. Fostering a Spirit of Trust 3. Work vs Play 4. Lessons from Sport Brought into the Classroom 5. The Power of Letters: Language as a Motivational Tool 6. Using the "Anti-Hero" to Generate Passion 7. The Importance of the Adult Leading by Example 8. Using Inspiring Tales to Bring out the Best 9. Handing Over the Power: Making the Student Accountable 10. Rewards as Motivation and the Dangers They Can Bringshow more

About Chris M. Edwards

Chris Edwards is Deputy Headteacher at The Magna Carta School, Surrey and a regular motivational speaker at the PiXL Club for school leaders.show more