Rewards are about manipulation but students thrive on appreciation and encouragement. Behavior is not a commodity to be bought and sold. There are many default strategies & sayings adult educators must avoid, but what do we say instead to improve behaviors & motivation? Richard Curwin delivers key insights and strategies to meet students’ basic needs of identity, connectedness & power.
Dr. Richard Curwin is the author or co-author of 20 books related to behavior and motivation. He trains in educational environments around the world and recently settled in Israel. He writes posts for Edutopia and editorials for the Jerusalem Post and continues to love teaching. He currently teaches Jewish, Muslim, Christian educators from all sectors of Israel who work well together and all pray for peace in the holyland.
“We are doing a lot of events for bullying prevention in our school. What do you see is missing in bullying prevention efforts that might help us?” – Kendra, Mississippi.
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