Wednesday, August 30, 2017

This is an interesting article about intrinsic and extrinsic motivation of students.  Many schools are finding that removing extrinsic motivational rewards is having a positive impact on student work and behavior.

Why one school replaced rewards with character
Why one school replaced rewards with character
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Some research shows that using extrinsic rewards for motivation may do more harm than good. Principal Stephanie Valleroy in this article reflects on making the shift from such rewards to a character-education model focused on respect, responsibility and work ethic.

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