A Love for Learning
Motivation and the Gifted Child
Carol Strip Whitney, Ph.D., Gretchen Hirsch
Spark the motivation in your gifted children or students! Keep them eager and excited to learn 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 children’s motivation to skyrocket.
The Four C’s of Motivation:
- Creating Challenge
- Creating Control
- Creating Commitment
- Creating Compassion
The book includes additional resources, books, and websites for parents and teachers, as well as a foreword by Dr. Joanne Rand Whitmore Schwartz, former Dean of the College of Education, Kent State University, and author of the classic book Giftedness, Conflict and Underachievement.
Length: 262 pages
ISBN 10 digit: 0-910707-80-4
ISBN 13 digit: 978-0-910707-80-0