by Dr. Richard O’Connell EdD



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 4/1/2020

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 142
ISBN : 9781480888500
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 142
ISBN : 9781480888517

About the Book

This collection of programs, anecdotes, and reflections seeks to accomplish what may sometimes seem like an impossible task: motivating students.

Dr. Richard O’Connell, EdD, who has helped countless students over a career spanning more than forty years in New York and New Jersey schools, shares an array of tools and insights to help you promote student achievement.

The programs are actual plans of action to influence students, which have been incorporated into schools.

The anecdotes are stories, instances, and advice that you can adapt to your own special circumstances. They are printed in bold so you can find them easily.

The reflections are the author’s thoughts and ruminations on important concerns that pertain to students.

As you read, you’ll discover the importance of looking beyond appearances, finding out what motivates students, how to engage with them, and how to get them excited about learning.

Whether you are a parent, counselor, teacher, principal, volunteer, or intern, the advice in this guide will help you make meaningful progress in promoting student achievement.

All royalties willl be donated to charities.

About the Author

Dr. Richard O’Connell, EdD, has helped children as a district guidance coordinator, assistant principal, director of guidance, and counselor in various New York and New Jersey public and private schools over forty years. He is the recipient of numerous New York State and Nassau County Counselors Association awards, including Counselor of the Year, for his innovative programs and publications dealing with all aspects of school counseling services. For the past eleven years, he has volunteered in a minority school assisting students in the college/career admissions process.