The Pitfalls of Punishments and Rewards

I have become very interested in the topic of punishments and rewards since implementing a classroom management program that does not use either one. Today I discovered the writings of Alfie Kohn, an ex-teacher and proponent of Progressive education. He has written about the hazards of teaching using punishments and rewards.

Here is an interview he did with Ron Brandt in 1995 about punishments and rewards.