The Successful Student
by Philip W. Jackson - 1965
A psychologist best known for his work on creativity, Dr. Jackson is here concerned with a different problem—the alienation and sense of helplessness that make many children feel incapable of success in school or in their later lives. Drawing on recent research results, he is able to suggest some guides by which educators can cope significantly with this fundamental issue in children’s motivation. His presentation is a revision of an address given last spring to the Elementary School Principals Association of Connecticut.
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