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We all want students to grow in their capacity to make choices for the right reasons. But many teachers use language around reward or punishment to motivate students, which takes away from their capacity to use moral reasoning. Mike Anderson, author of “What We Say and How We Say It Matter,” offers alternatives to change those speaking habits.

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