What Does It Mean To Be Well Educated? | Quote 00541

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Researchers have found three consistent effects of using-and especially, emphasizing the importance of-letter or number grades: 1. Grades tend to reduce students’ interest in the learning itself….2. Grades tend to reduce students’ preference for challenging tasks….3. Grades tend to reduce the quality of students’ thinking.

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Alfie Kohn

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What Does It Mean To Be Well Educated?

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