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Moving Away                                         From                                      Awards,                     ...
Story of Kent Elementary School
Strength-based vs Deficit-based
Image: http://flic.kr/p/M4DPT
Moving  FromHonour Roll    toHonour AllEvery child has agift. It is our roleto discover andnurture this gift.  Dr. Lorna W...
My issues with rewards in school...
Doing theright thing...just becauseit is the right thing to do.
Students need teaching.....            not punishment.               Image: http://flic.kr/p/7fsxma
Kids do well if they CAN.                                   -- Dr. Ross GreeneImage: www.livesinthebalance.org
Relationships...   Feedback...      Work WITH Students...          Honour...             Reflect...
It is not our job to motivate students; it is our job to create the conditions in     which they motivate themselves.1.   ...
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Moving away from awards, rewards, & punishment

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A description of a school's movement away from extrinsic motivators. Designed to encourage dialogue at Edcamp Fraser Valley 2011.

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Moving away from awards, rewards, & punishment

  1. 1. Moving Away From Awards, Rewards, & Punishment Chris Wejr @mrwejrImage: http://flic.kr/p/3i8rHX
  2. 2. Story of Kent Elementary School
  3. 3. Strength-based vs Deficit-based
  4. 4. Image: http://flic.kr/p/M4DPT
  5. 5. Moving FromHonour Roll toHonour AllEvery child has agift. It is our roleto discover andnurture this gift. Dr. Lorna Williams
  6. 6. My issues with rewards in school...
  7. 7. Doing theright thing...just becauseit is the right thing to do.
  8. 8. Students need teaching..... not punishment. Image: http://flic.kr/p/7fsxma
  9. 9. Kids do well if they CAN. -- Dr. Ross GreeneImage: www.livesinthebalance.org
  10. 10. Relationships... Feedback... Work WITH Students... Honour... Reflect...
  11. 11. It is not our job to motivate students; it is our job to create the conditions in which they motivate themselves.1. How do we create the conditions in which EVERY child is honoured in their areas of strength and challenged in their areas of struggle?2. How do we work to move away from rewards and punishments so we create the conditions for students become more intrinsically motivated?

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