Feel-Bad Education | Quote 00132

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When we’re preoccupied with behaviors, we’re less likely to dig deep in order to understand the reasons, values, and motives that give rise to those behaviors. We end up embracing superficial responses…We lose the human beings behind the actions. Thus, we may come to see students as computers that can be reprogrammed, or pets that can be retrained, or empty receptacles that can be refilled— all dangerously misleading metaphors.

Quote ID: 00132

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Alfie Kohn

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Feel-Bad Education

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