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ERIC Number: EJ536917
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0090-3167
Then and Now. The Theory of Choice.
Glasser, William
Learning, v25 n3 p20-22 Nov-Dec 1996
The choice theory holds that people can control only their own behavior, and that all people need a sense of belonging, freedom, power, and fun. This article argues that teachers must recognize that these needs motivate student behavior, and describes how a middle school turned its discipline and achievement problems around by using choice theory. (SM)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
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Identifiers: Psychosocial Factors