Minkel, J. (2017, September 21). Death to the Behavior Chart! 3 Reasons to Resist the Lure of Punishments and Rewards.

Imagine this: You’re sitting in a faculty meeting, bored and tired. As your principal talks, gesturing at PowerPoint slides, your mind starts to wander. You furtively pull out your phone and check Facebook, just for a minute. Suddenly your principal’s voice rings out. All heads turn to look at you as she barks your name. “Mr. Minkel! We do not check our phones during faculty meetings! Go change your color.” You stand up, your face flushed with heat and shame, and trudge to the front of the room to change the green square by your name to a yellow

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