Raising Student Aspirations, Classroom Activities for Grades 6-8

Raising Student Aspirations, Classroom Activities for Grades 6-8

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Provides teachers with 72 classroom activities designed to empower and motivate their students' hopes and dreams. The activities include reading and writing, group discussions, games, stories, role plays, music, art, and more. The authors' creative and engaging approach is based on solid research and is shaped by eight interrelated conditions:

Sense of Accomplishment
Fun and Excitement
Curiosity and Creativity
Spirit of Adventure
Leadership and Responsibility
Confidence to Take Action
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Product details

  • Paperback | 122 pages
  • 216 x 279 x 12.7mm | 362.87g
  • IL, United States
  • English
  • 0878224815
  • 9780878224814
  • 2,033,204

About Russell J. Quaglia

Dr Russell J. Quaglia, Ed.D., is the President/Founder of the Quaglia Institute for Student Aspirations in Portland, Maine, USA. Dr. Quaglia travels extensively, presenting research-based information on student aspirations and motivation to audiences throughout the United States and around the world. His research has been published in numerous professional journals, including Research in Rural Education, Educational Administration Quarterly, Journal of Instructional Psychology, American School Board Journal, Adolescence, and Journal of Psychological and Educational Measurement.

Kristine M. Fox is the director of product development and senior field specialist at The Quaglia Institute for Student Aspirations (QISA). Her work involves both the development of new products for QISA as well as teaching the importance of student aspirations to administrators, teachers, and students throughout North America and abroad. She also has extensive experience in working with parents and community members. She has presented at conferences and workshops, and has experience both as a classroom teacher and a school administrator. Currently, she is pursuing a doctorate in Educational Leadership.
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