From Library Journal
- Mary Chatfield, Angelo State Univ., San Angelo, Tex.
Copyright 1993 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Lots of scribbles in the margin. I guess whoever used it before me REALLY used it. Not a bad thing!Published 7 months ago by pleasantly pleased
I think Alfie Kohn did a great job. First, he produced a brilliant book that is highly readable yet scholarly and precise. Read morePublished on January 11, 2011 by Amazon Customer
Do yourself a huge favor and don't waste your time reading this book because it is based upon fallacies and ignoring evidence rather than on science, logic and evidence. Read morePublished on April 7, 2010 by Bill Baehr
The author must be one of those 60s liberal types who thinks that anyone will perform to the highest levels because, after all, nearly everyone has only the best of intentions and... Read morePublished on February 18, 2008 by Cynical Bob
Not only does the emperor have no clothes; Kohn has the courage to say as much. He has certainly pointed out some widely held false beliefs. Read morePublished on April 4, 2004 by J. B. Potter
I thought this was a silly book and wonder why psychologists are still looking for some "unified theory" of how people learn, what is the best way to motivate them, etc. Read morePublished on November 25, 1999
The book, Punished by Rewards by Alfie Kohn is about the negative aspects of the reward system. Not only are reward systems with children in the classroom discussed, but also... Read morePublished on November 6, 1999
A+'s, Incentive Pay, A Prize If You Are Good, Star Child Bumper Stickers, we have all been exposed to the rewards listed above. Read morePublished on November 6, 1999 by Jody Rolins (email@example.com)
This book written by Alfie Kohn is basically trying to reverse techniques used in a majority of classrooms. Read morePublished on November 2, 1999