Reddit hosted a chat this week with MacArthur genius awardees Angela Duckworth & Roland Fryer. As regular readers of this blog know, I’m no fan of Fryer’s work, and nothing he said in the chat made me elevate...Read More
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Won’t Researcher Roland Fryer Ever Give Up On Trying To Prove Extrinsic Motivation Works Better Than The Intrinsic Kind?
Harvard researcher Roland Fryer seems to just not want to give up on proving the effectiveness of extrinsic motivation among students, even though all the money he’s spent has proven to be unsuccessful. His latest failure...Read More
A new study has found that a “rewards for attendance” scheme initially improved school attendance, but after it was removed both attendance and motivation was reduced among the original target population. Duh! How...Read More
I’ve written a lot about the importance of intrinsic motivation (see The Best Posts & Articles On “Motivating” Students plus my three books on the subject). I’ve also regularly posted about Roland Fryer’s...Read More
Here are some recent useful posts and articles on educational policy issues (You might also be interested in The Best Articles, Posts & Videos On Education Policy In 2014 – Part Two): Teachers Must Look In The Mirror is a...Read More
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