Bob Sullo

Bob has been an English teacher, school psychologist, school adjustment counselor, and school administrator. Now he is a full time consultant. Bob has written several books about internal control and motivation including, The Inspiring Teacher, Activating the Desire to Learn and The Motivated Student. You can read Bob’s full bio here. Learn more about Bob and his work by visiting his website, InternalMotivation.net.


Choice Theory

Cheating on High-Stakes Testing: Can You Believe It?

Another cheating scandal, this one in Atlanta, Georgia, where 178  teachers and administrators have been accused of cheating to raise student scores on standardized tests. Despite numerous revelations of cheating in recent months (and accusations and suspicion in other high-profile … Continue reading

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Criminal Minds: The Misrepresentation of Dr. William Glasser

I recently watched an episode of Criminal Minds. Near the conclusion, there is a shot of the airplane taking the team home and a voice-over begins with the words, “William Glasser wrote.” As a senior faculty member of The William … Continue reading

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Race To The Top: As “Top Down” As It Gets

Let me say at the outset that I voted for Barak Obama. I anticipate he’ll get my vote again. Still, as a lifelong educator I find myself dismayed and confused about where he stands on educational issues. In his May … Continue reading

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Perceived Problems Demand Decisive Action (Even If It Doesn’t Help!)

Oh, and it’s the same old story Ever since the world began. Everybody’s got the runs for glory. Nobody stop and scrutinize the plan. “Learn How to Sail” Paul Simon “Our educational system is in shambles.” I’m not sure if … Continue reading

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Total Behavior: A Concept that Offers Hope

  The concept of Total Behavior teaches us that behavior has four components: acting, thinking, feeling, and physiology. One component doesn’t “cause” the others; they co-exist. Dr. William Glasser, the psychiatrist who developed Choice Theory, has stated on numerous occasions, … Continue reading

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