Dan Pink, author of the popular Whole New Mind, offers insights into what research tells us about motivation, potential, and the value (or lack their of) of reward systems. It is a great video that has obvious implications for educators, especially those who feel that the seeming infallibility (and immediate gratification) of a carrot-on-a-stick is actually a hook without a worm. He also explores motivators that have long term benefits for learners and that help unlock the mind’s potential to think critically and creatively.
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