Rewards – External vs. Internal Motivation
A parent who attends an awards ceremony for her daughter discovers just how destructive external rewards are. Continue readingRead More
I am frequently asked for evidence that internal control psychology/choice theory is effective. It’s a fair question. After all, if what I espouse doesn’t help us get to a better place, why would anyone want to learn about it and … Continue readingRead More
Alfie Kohn reviews some compelling research in a recent article, “Studies Support Rewards, Homework, and Traditional Teaching. Or Do They?” Kohn looks at three practices traditionally aligned with the carrot and stick approach to education: external rewards, homework, and direct … Continue readingRead More
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