Beyond Discipline: From Compliance to Community by Kohn
Keywords:Educational alternatives, progressive education, alternative education, difference, educational theory, educational philosophy, home education, education policy
Kohnâ€™s Beyond Discipline: From Compliance to Community contains eight power-packed, thought-provoking chapters that address the issues of so-called â€œcarrots and sticksâ€ classroom management systems. The information presented urges us to critically consider the systems stemming from these theories which influence classroom practice. The book discusses the long-term effects (or lack thereof) of using external rewards, implementing punishments, and only employing teacher-directed instruction. These traditional (and common) methodologies are compared to the non-traditional approaches believed to help us avoid the desire for compliance from our students and move us more towards a picture of true classroom community.The claims made by Kohn in this book...
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