Eager to learn: helping children become motivated and love learning

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Jossey-Bass Publishers, Feb 15, 1990 - Education - 147 pages
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"Addressing parents and teachers, this straightforward exploration of motivation for learning as a lifelong trait is a significant contribution to the understanding of a complex process." —Publishers Weekly

"A succinct and thought-provoking book for parents, teachers, and educators." —Library Journal

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Children can learn to be "interested in math, fascinated by science, and intrigued with art,'' begin the authors, or they can be "interested in drugs, fascinated by violence, and intrigued with ... Read full review


The Key to Learning
Powerful Influences
Cultivating the Desire

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Raymond J. Wlodkowski is professor emeritus at Regis University, Denver, and the founding executive director of the commission for Accelerated Programs. A licensed psychologist and author of numerous books, he lives in Seattle and conducts seminars for colleges and organizations throughout North America.