HOME / Family : Snapshots of life at home. Back to the Article Resources for Parents Motivating Students Who Don't Care: Successful Techniques for Educators by Allen Mendler. Motivated Minds: Raising Children To Love Learning by Deborah Stipek and Kathy Seal. "Values—Helping Your Child Through Early Adolescence," from the U.S. Department of Education. "Motivating Learning in Young Children," from the National Association of School Psychologists.