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Alfie Kohn Session at NTAC 2011

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School system punishes poor, says report

Andrew Stevenson Sydney Morning Herald A COMPETITIVE school market is segregating students by ability, socio-economic background and ethnicity with profound effects on education outcomes, states a report by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development. The best education systems are … Continue reading

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Alfie Kohn – The Case Against Competition

Source: Alfie Kohn Raising healthy, happy, productive children goes hand in hand with creating a better society. The first step to achieving both is recognizing that our belief in the value of competition is built on myths. There are better … Continue reading

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Why Incentives Can Never Make Us Healthier w/ Alfie Kohn

Source: Health Promotion Live Alfie Kohn writes and speaks widely on human behavior, education, and parenting. The author of eleven books and scores of articles, he lectures at education conferences and universities as well as to parent groups and corporations. … Continue reading

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Unconditional Parenting (with Alfie Kohn, and host Laura Markham)

Source: Laura Markham Radio Related Posts: Focus on Bullying and Parenting – Self Esteem and Our Health

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Alfie Kohn on Feel-Bad Education

Source: Beacon Mind-opening writing on what kids need from school, from one of education’s most outspoken voices. Arguing that our schools are currently in the grip of a “cult of rigor”-a confusion of harder with better that threatens to banish … Continue reading

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Alfie Kohn – The Deadly Effects of “Tougher Standards” at the 2011 MAAP Conference

Source: MAAP/Youtube Alfie Kohn presentation at the 2011 MAAP Conference held in Duluth, MN Feb. 23-25, 2011.

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