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Alfie Kohn's Twitter site

I found Alfie Kohn's Twitter site. Of course, I am going to follow his tweets. http://twitter.com/alfiekohn @alfiekohn

You can read one of Alfie Kohn's articles titled "The Folly of Merit Pay" at http://bit.ly/clIkj6

Punished by Rewards
The Trouble with Gold Stars, Incentive Plans, A's, Praise, and Other Bribes
(Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1993 / 1999)
http://www.alfiekohn.org/books/pbr.htm http://bit.ly/9exoYR

I think that this book is worth reading. The writer's name is Alfie Kohn. His web site is http://www.alfiekohn.org/index.php

"In fact, the more we use artificial inducements to motivate people, the more they lose interest in what we're bribing them to do. Rewards turn play into work, and work into drudgery."(Alfie Kohn)

"How to Create Nonreaders" By Alfie Kohn
1. Quantify their reading assignments.
2. Make them write reports.
3. Isolate them.
4. Focus on skills.
5. Offer them incentives.
6. Prepare them for tests.
7. Restrict their choices.
http://bit.ly/95Oyw9

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