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EDUC 3303 Motivating and Guiding School-Age Children and Adolescents: Welcome & Course Readings

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Please find your required library readings below. If you have problems with the links below, please contact the Library. If you have APA questions about these materials, please contact the Writing Center.

EDUC 3303 Required Course Readings


The links are for required readings found in the Walden databases ONLY. For all other readings, see your course resources.

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Apter, T. (2006) Resolving the confidence crisis. Educational Leadership, 63(7), 42–46.

Bartholomew, B. (2008). Sustaining the fire. Educational Leadership, 65(6), 55–60. 

Bergin, D. A. (1999). Influences on classroom interest. Educational Psychologist, 34(2), 87–98.

Bondy, E., & Ross, D. D. (2008). The teacher as warm demander. Educational Leadership, 66(1) 54–58. 

Brokenleg, M. (2010). The resilience revolution: Our original collaboration. Reclaiming Children & Youth,18(4), 8–11.

Carlsson-Paige, N., & Lantieri, L. (2005). A changing vision of education. Reclaiming Children & Youth, 14(2), 97–103.

Corbett, S. (2010, September 19). Games theory. New York Times Magazine, 54–64.

Crawford, P. A. (2005). Primarily peaceful: Nurturing peace in the primary grades. Early Childhood Education Journal32(5), 321–328. 

Cushman, K. (2010). The strive of it. Educational Leadership, 67(5), 50–55.

Damon, W. (2010). The bridge to character. Educational Leadership, 67(5), 36–39. 

Deci, E. L., & Ryan, R. M. (2008). Self-determination theory: A macrotheory of human motivation, development, and health. Canadian Psychology, 49(3), 182–185.

Denton, P. (2008). The power of our words. Educational Leadership, 66(1), 28–31. 

Duerden, M. D., & Witt, P. A. (2010). An ecological systems theory perspective on youth programming. Journal of Park & Recreation Administration, 28(2), 108–120. 

Elias, M. (Ed.). (2010). Character education: Better students, better people. Education Digest, 75(7), 47–49. 

Graves, K. N., Frabutt, J. M., & Vigliano, D. (2007). Teaching conflict resolution skills to middle and high school students through interactive drama and role play. Journal of School Violence6(4), 57–79. 

Greene, L., & Burke, G. (2007). Beyond self-actualization. Journal of Health and Human Services Administration, 30(2), 116–128.

Jenkins, H. (2005). Getting into the game. Educational Leadership, 62(7), 48–51. 

Lent, R. S. (2010). The responsibility breakthrough. Educational Leadership, 68(1), 68–71. 

Mawhinney, T. S., & Sagan, L. L. (2007). The power of personal relationships. Phi Delta Kappan, 88(6), 460–464. 

McDonald, T. (2010). Positive learning framework: Creating learning environments in which all children thrive. Reclaiming Children & Youth, 19(2), 16–20. 

Moran, S., Kornhaber, M., & Gardner, H. (2006). Orchestrating multiple intelligences, Educational Leadership, 64(1), 22–27. 

Prensky, M. (2008). Turning on the lights. Educational Leadership, 65(6), 40–45. 

Sagor, R. (2008). Cultivating optimism in the classroom. Educational Leadership, 65(6), 26–31. 

Seifert, T. L. (2004). Understanding student motivation. Educational Research, 46(2), 137–149.

Thompson, G. (2008). Beneath the apathy. Educational Leadership, 65(6), 50–54. 

Towbin, J. (2010). When students don't play the game. Educational Leadership, 67(5), 42–45. 

Wolk, S. (2003). Hearts and minds. Educational Leadership, 61(1), 14–18. 

Wolk, S. (2008). Joy in school. Educational Leadership, 66(1), 8–14.

Other Readings

Optional or supplemental readings may or may not be available in the library. Find further information about optional readings here.

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