Teachers who aim to control students’ behavior—rather than helping them control it themselves—undermine the very elements that are essential for motivation: autonomy, a sense of competence, and a capacity to relate to others.

Source: What If Everything You Knew About Disciplining Kids Was Wrong? | Mother Jones

Must read for parents, teachers, students, and most everyone else.

About the Author Sam Harrelson

Digital Marketing and Technology Consultant and Podcaster at Thinking.FM

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