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ERIC Number: EJ602255
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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The Compassion Our Children Deserve: An Interview with Alfie Kohn.
Miller, Ron; Kohn, Alfie
Paths of Learning: Options for Families & Communities, n3 p31-39 Win 2000
Alfie Kohn, former teacher and current educational theorist and writer, discusses his views on teaching, learning, and parenting. He addresses the problems of reward-based education, the negative effects of competition on learning, and capitalizing on the naturalness of altruistic behavior in humans. He stresses the importance of treating children with compassion as a basic foundation for promoting learning. (LP)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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