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I’ve written regularly in my blog and in my books about the advantages of helping develop intrinsic motivation.

Here’s some more evidence from a TIME Magazine report titled Pushing Teens to Change Their Eating Habits Could Backfire on a recent study regarding parents, their children, and diet:

Anyone see any classroom parallels?

I’m adding this post to The Best Posts & Articles On “Motivating” Students.

Author: Larry Ferlazzo

I'm a high school teacher in Sacramento, CA.

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