I know, I know, I should write a thoughtful preamble to this article by Alfie Kohn from the Fall 2010 English Journal. But let’s be honest – nobody writes about motivation better than Kohn. One of the things I was most proud of about the professional practice issue of Knowledge Quest (Nov/Dec 2009; 38:2) that we did last year was that Debbie Abilock snagged a short essay by Kohn for the issue on motivation and the AASL Standards. Be still my heart.
So, without further ado, click through for Kohn at his best: