Understanding & Engaging Adolescents blends concepts of learning and motivation with classroom applications and activities. The authors cover theory, learning styles, and classroom management and present easy-to-implement, innovative strategies that educators can use to connect meaningfully with their students.
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Number of pages: 168
Weight: 370 g
Dimensions: 254 x 177 x 13 mm
"This book addresses key issues and presents ideas on how to solve those issues." -- Kathryn McCormick, Seventh-Grade Teacher
"This book is funny, entertaining, well written and well documented, and informative." -- Jolene Dockstader, Seventh-Grade Language Arts Teacher
"This book should be on every middle and high school educators desk and be required reading each summer. Miller and Desberg clearly discuss many of the challenges that face our students and give teachers, counselors, administrators, and parents real tools and knowledge that should be implemented in every classroom." -- Reginald Sirls, Director of Secondary Education
"As a president of a nonprofit organization that stresses financial literacy, I was impressed with the information in this book. I read it as a service and knowledge provider to secondary students, but found multiple applications to motivating and understanding my own employees." -- Gary W. Hickman, President
"As a principal, I am always concerned that my teachers are looking at and discussing the central issues of learning and motivation. Not only does this book give them what they need, it gives them several practical exercises to engage our learners. Good work." -- Donna Jacobson, Principal
"Miller and Desberg have produced a resource that educators will turn to again and again as they encounter the day-to-day challenges of motivating and teaching adolescent learners. It is one of those rare books that effectively integrates theory, research, and practice. Utilizing these methods will go a long way in helping educators gain or regain the skills they need to make teaching the gratifying experience it should be." -- Judson H. Taylor, President Emeritus
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