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Alfie Kohn was described by "Time" as "the country's most outspoken critic of education's fixation on grades & test scores." The author of the influential "No Contest" & "Punished by Rewards," he writes & speaks widely about human behavior, education, & social theory. He lives in Belmont, mostra'n més Massachusetts. (Bowker Author Biography) mostra'n menys

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Obres de Alfie Kohn

No Contest: The Case Against Competition (1986) 341 exemplars, 2 ressenyes
Beyond Discipline: From Compliance to Community (1996) 242 exemplars, 1 ressenya
You Know What They Say... (1990) 56 exemplars

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Kohn argues that competition is inherently destructive. He refutes the myths that competition is a prod to productivity, a builder of character and an unavoidable part of "human nature." He shows that gaining success by making others fail is an unproductive way to work or learn.
 
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PendleHillLibrary | Hi ha 1 ressenya més | Apr 23, 2024 |
The content is invaluable despite the frustrating constant repetition of what problems there are with rewards and their side effects.

If you expect a simple counter solution to incentives and school grades the author explains there are none, because ultimately our idea of rewards is based on the fallacy that humans can be reduced to simple behaviours. Once we move beyond this things get complicated...

Its about intrinsic motivation and the mysteries of the dynamics of conscious thoight...… (més)
 
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yates9 | Hi ha 9 ressenyes més | Feb 28, 2024 |
Wow. Sounds like a classic work on the craft of parenting. Marking it for a re-read in the next few weeks.
 
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Santhosh_Guru | Hi ha 15 ressenyes més | Oct 19, 2023 |

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Obres
32
També de
2
Membres
3,488
Popularitat
#7,290
Valoració
4.1
Ressenyes
58
ISBN
85
Llengües
10
Preferit
8

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