Although Alfie Kohn is a major proponent of progressive and constructivist thought, he has also contributed to the field of critical pedagogy as a critic of traditional practices used in public education. Kohn holds a B.A. degree in interdisciplinary studies from Brown University and an M.A. degree in social sciences from the University of Chicago.
- Intrinsic Motivation
- Classroom Management
- Traditional Classroom
- Critical Pedagogy
- Incentive Plan
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Aldridge, J., Kilgo, J. (2013). Alfie Kohn. In: Kirylo, J.D. (eds) A Critical Pedagogy of Resistance. Transgressions. SensePublishers, Rotterdam. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-6209-374-4_23
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