The Motivation Breakthrough: 6 Secrets to Turning on the Tuned-Out Child

The Motivation Breakthrough: 6 Secrets to Turning on the Tuned-Out Child

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From the author of the groundbreaking Its So Much Work to Be Your Friend comes a new book that shows parents, teachers, coaches, and caregivers how to motivate any child to learn....

Title:The Motivation Breakthrough: 6 Secrets to Turning on the Tuned-Out Child
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9780743289603
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  • Danette

    Richard Lavoie is very knowledgeable about teaching kids who have a learning disability. If you are a teacher and haven't seen his F.A.T City Workshop DVD, then you should. It will give you some new i...

  • Ari

    This is my student teaching semester, so I choose this book hoping for some hints on motivating some of my students. This particular book seems to emphasize special ed and elementary ed students, whic...

  • Wendy

    Richard Lavoie is one of my educational heroes. His level of empathy and understanding of students is unmatched, and it is refreshing to read a book with such a human viewpoint. We get so caught up in...

  • Kathy Kuhl

    Reviewed on my website, http://learndifferently.com...

  • Kristy

    This book is an excellent source for those who are truly seeking to understand children and teach them effectively. The first 3/4 of the book was by far the most useful. Richard Lavoie organized it we...

  • Melanie

    I'm only about half way through but so far, I'm not very impressed. The author makes some good points, but most of them are ideas by someone else that he's just re-presenting or common sense things su...

  • Nathan

    I know intellectually that I'm supposed to motivate kids to learn, but there's never been any clarity before. This wonderful book makes it clear what motivates different types of kids, and has a lot o...

  • Chris Wejr

    This book is definitely worth a read but I found some chapters much better than others. Lavoie's view of rewards is a bit confusing as he states over and over that they do not work... Yet her encourag...

  • Vivien Naomi Lee

    One of the greatest lessons I learnt here was this: “Success is the greatest motivator (repeated many times in the book).” As a teacher, I would love for my kids to succeed and go far in their adu...

  • Elizabeth

    I love this book I learned so much from it. I actually had to read this book for a conference I am going to. He is going to be the speaker. This book and the theory are right on target. I am currently...