What Does It Mean To Be Well Educated? | Quote 01394

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Grades tend to reduce students’ preference for challenging tasks. Students of all ages who have been led to concentrate on getting a good grade are likely to pick the easiest possible assignment if given a choice….The more pressure to get an A, the less inclination to truly challenge oneself.

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Alfie Kohn

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What Does It Mean To Be Well Educated?

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