Rewards for Academic Performance: A Good Idea?
Rae Pica with Edward Deci, Ph.D., James Windell, M.A., Lisa Guernsey
The notion of offering incentives, including cash rewards, to motivate students to excel academically has arrested the imagination of educators eager to close the achievement gap. Are gold stars, pizza, or cold cash appropriate and effective ways to drive academic performance? Expert opinions and the data are mixed. Tune in and draw your own conclusions.
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