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Passionate Learners: How to Engage and Empower Your Students (Eye on Education)

Passionate Learners: How to Engage and Empower Your Students (Eye on Education)

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  • ISBN-13: 9781138916920
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Release Date: Sep 11, 2015
  • Edition: 2
  • Pages: 184 pages
  • Dimensions: 0.5 x 9.5 x 6.7 inches


Would you want to be a student in your own classroom? In Passionate Learners: How to Engage and Empower Your Students, author Pernille Ripp challenges both novice and seasoned teachers to create a positive, interactive learning environment where students drive their own academic achievement. You’ll discover how to make fundamental changes to your classroom so learning becomes an exciting challenge rather than a frustrating ordeal. Based on the author’s personal experience of transforming her approach to teaching, this book outlines how to:

• Build a working relationship with your students based on mutual trust, respect, and appreciation.

• Be attentive to your students’ needs and share ownership of the classroom with them.

• Break out of the vicious cycle of punishment and reward to control student behaviour.

• Use innovative and creative lesson plans to get your students to become more engaged and intellectually-invested learners, while still meeting your state standards.

• Limit homework and abandon traditional grading so that your students can make the most of their learning experiences without unnecessary stress.

• And much more!

New to the second edition, you’ll find practical tools, such as teacher and student reflection sheets, parent questionnaires, and parent conference tools--available in the book and as eResources on our website (―to help you build your own classroom of passionate learners.

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