Motivating Students Who Don’t Care

Successful Techniques for Educators


SKU: A730-Net

In the second edition of this valuable resource, Allen Mendler offers both time-tested and newly developed strategies for how to reignite enthusiasm in even the most unmotivated students. Educators gain fresh ideas on how to integrate social-emotional development into daily classroom instruction, use technology and digital tools to enhance learning, and reduce the anxiety students feel in our ever-changing education environment.

  • Understand why students might be unmotivated in class and learn how to boost student engagement.
  • Examine the beliefs and five key processes for guiding and inspiring unmotivated students.
  • Learn about the importance of emphasizing effort in the classroom.
  • Learn how to build strong, trusting teacher-student relationships.
Written by Allen Mendler
Paperback ISBN 9781935249672
Grades K-12
80 pages
Release Date May 1, 2009

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Allen Mendler, educator and school psychologist, works extensively with children in regular and special education settings. His emphasis is on developing effective frameworks and strategies for educators, youth professionals, and parents to help youth with learning and behavior problems succeed.

Mendler is highly acclaimed as a motivational speaker and trainer on topics pertaining to challenging students, and has given numerous workshops and seminars to professionals and parents. A frequent blogger for Edutopia, he is also the author or coauthor of many publications, including Discipline with Dignity: How to Build Responsibility, Relationships, and Respect in Your Classroom and When Teaching Gets ToughConnecting with Students, and Motivating Students Who Don’t Care.

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