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15%OFFKathleen Cushman - Fires in the Mind: What Kids Can Tell Us About Motivation and Mastery - 9781118160213 - V9781118160213
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Fires in the Mind: What Kids Can Tell Us About Motivation and Mastery

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Description for Fires in the Mind: What Kids Can Tell Us About Motivation and Mastery Paperback. Through the voices of students themselves, this book brings a game-changing question to teachers of adolescents: What does it take to get really good at something? It includes worksheets, tips, and discussion guides that help put the book's ideas into practice. Num Pages: 208 pages. BIC Classification: JMC; JNC; JNLC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 212 x 153 x 14. Weight in Grams: 246.
Teens talk to adults about how they develop motivation and mastery

Through the voices of students themselves, Fires in the Mind brings a game-changing question to teachers of adolescents: What does it take to get really good at something? Starting with what they already know and do well, teenagers from widely diverse backgrounds join a cutting-edge dialogue with adults about the development of mastery in and out of school. Their insights frame motivation, practice, and academic challenge in a new light that galvanizes more powerful learning for all. To put these students' ideas into practice, the book also includes ... Read more

  • Breaks new ground by bringing youth voices to a timely topic-motivation and mastery
  • Includes worksheets, tips, and discussion guides that help put the book's ideas into practice
  • Author has 18 previous books on adolescent learning and has written for the New York Times Magazine, Educational Leadership, and American Educator

From the acclaimed author of Fires in the Bathroom, this is the next-step book that pushes the conversation to next level, as teenagers tackle the pressing challenges of motivation and mastery.

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Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons Inc United States
Number of pages
208
Condition
New
Number of Pages
208
Place of Publication
New York, United States
ISBN
9781118160213
SKU
V9781118160213
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 7 to 11 working days
Ref
99-17

About Kathleen Cushman
Kathleen Cushman writes, speaks, and consults to a national audience of educators. A journalist and documentarian, she cofounded the nonprofit What Kids Can Do, which collaborates with diverse youth in the United States and abroad, bringing their voices to bear on the complex challenges that affect their lives and learning. She is also author of Fires in the Bathroom and ... Read more

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