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Motivation —at least intrinsic motivation— is something to be supported, or if necessary revived. It’s not something we can instill in students by acting on them in a certain way. You can tap their motivation, in other words, but you can’t “motivate them.” And if you think this distinction is merely semantic, then I’m afraid we disagree.

Quote ID: 00645


Alfie Kohn


Feel-Bad Education

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