I have become very interested in the topic of punishments and rewards since implementing a classroom management program that does not use either one. Today I discovered the writings of Alfie Kohn, an ex-teacher and proponent of Progressive education. He has written about the hazards of teaching using punishments and rewards.
- Punished by Rewards (alfiekohn.org)
- Alfie Kohn VS. Dwight Schrute (elliottlemenager.com)
- Punished by Rewards? A Conversation with AK (alfiekohn.org)