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The Myth of the Spoiled Child: Challenging the Conventional Wisdom about ...

Alfie Kohn - Family & Relationships - 2014 - 280 pages
Parenting and education expert Alfie Kohn tackles the misconception that overparenting and overindulgence has produced a modern generation of entitled children incapable of ...
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You Know What They Say: The Truth About Popular Beliefs

Alfie Kohn - Errors, Popular. - 1991 - 256 pages
Putting our frequently incorrect conventional wisdom to the test through research, this book demonstrates the validity of popular beliefs, truisms, folk wisdom, and proverbs
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Education, Inc: Turning Learning Into a Business

Alfie Kohn, Patrick Shannon - Drama - 2002 - 179 pages
While educators want their students to grow into thoughtful and curious people, the overriding objective of corporations is to maximize their own profits. From that fact alone ...
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The Case Against Standardized Testing: Raising the Scores, Ruining the Schools

Alfie Kohn - Education - 2000 - 94 pages
Kohn's central message is that standardized tests are "not a force of nature but a force of politics-and political decisions can be questioned, challenged, and ultimately ...
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The Schools Our Children Deserve: Moving Beyond Traditional Classrooms and ...

Alfie Kohn - Education - 2000 - 344 pages
Arguing against the "tougher standards" rhetoric that marks the current education debate, the author of No Contest and Punished by Rewards writes that such tactics squeeze the ...
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Punished by Rewards: The Trouble with Gold Stars, Incentive Plans, A's ...

Alfie Kohn - Family & Relationships - 1999 - 448 pages
The basic strategy we use for raising children, teaching students, and managing workers can be summarized in six words: Do this and you'll get that. We dangle goodies (from ...
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Beyond Discipline: From Compliance to Community

Alfie Kohn - Education - 2006 - 191 pages
What is most remarkable about the assortment of discipline programs on the market today is the number of fundamental assumptions they seem to share. Some may advocate the use ...
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