Monthly Archives: September 2016

The Bonus Effect – Alfie Kohn

The Bonus Effect One Kind of Interest that Rewards Don’t Kill By Alfie Kohn For nearly half a century, research has raised troubling questions about the practice of dangling rewards in front of people to get them to do what … Continue reading

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A 68-word story

And there was the day Tyler asked me if he could ‘do a play’. Sure, I’ll just go and get my writing book and a pen.  Tyler fetched a large sheet of drawing paper, and the red, blue, green, black, a… Source: … Continue reading

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Starting school

This morning I  chatted with a dad whose 3-year-old child was about to board a school bus to go to his preschool in a public school district. The little boy had never set eyes on his new teacher, nor had … Continue reading

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