Search - List of Books by Alfie Kohn

Alfie Kohn (b. October 15, 1957) is an American author and lecturer who has explored a number of topics in education, parenting, and human behavior. He is considered a leading figure in progressive education and has also offered critiques of many traditional aspects of parenting, managing, and American society more generally, drawing in each case from social science research.

Kohn’s challenges to widely accepted theories and practices have made him a controversial figure, particularly with behaviorists, conservatives, and those who defend the specific practices he calls into question, such as the use of competition, incentive programs, conventional discipline, standardized testing, grades, homework, and traditional schooling.

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Total Books: 43
The Myth of the Spoiled Child
Schooling Beyond Measure and Other Unorthodox Essays About Education
Feel Bad Education Contrarian Essays on Children and Schooling
2011 - Feel Bad Education Contrarian Essays on Children and Schooling (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780807001400
ISBN-10: 0807001406
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Liebe und Eigenstndigkeit
2010 - Liebe Und Eigenstndigkeit (Other)
ISBN-13: 9783867810159
ISBN-10: 386781015X
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Amarli senza se e senza ma Dalla logica dei premi e delle punizioni a quella dell'amore e della ragione
The Homework Myth Why Our Kids Get Too Much of a Bad Thing
Beyond Discipline From Compliance to Community
2006 - Beyond Discipline From Compliance to Community (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781416604723
ISBN-10: 1416604723
Genre: Nonfiction
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
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The Homework Myth Why Our Children Get Too Much of a Bad Thing
Unconditional Parenting  Moving from Rewards and Punishments to Love and Reason
2006 - Unconditional Parenting Moving From Rewards and Punishments to Love and Reason (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780743487481
ISBN-10: 0743487486
Genre: Parenting & Relationships
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
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What Does It Mean to Be Well Educated And More Essays on Standards Grading and Other Follies
2004 - What Does It Mean to Be Well Educated and More Essays on Standards Grading and Other Follies (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780807032671
ISBN-10: 0807032670
Genre: Nonfiction
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.
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Learning to Trust Transforming Difficult Elementary Classrooms Through Developmental Discipline
Education Inc Turning Learning into a Business
2002 - Education Inc Turning Learning Into a Business (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780325004891
ISBN-10: 0325004897
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Nonfiction
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Harvard Business Review on Compensation
2002 - Harvard Business Review on Compensation (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781578517015
ISBN-10: 157851701X
Genre: Business & Money
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Punished by Rewards The Trouble With Gold Stars Incentive Plans As Praise and Other Bribes
The Schools Our Children Deserve  Moving Beyond Traditional Classrooms and Tougher Standards
The Case Against Standardized Testing Raising the Scores Ruining the Schools
2000 - The Case Against Standardized Testing Raising the Scores Ruining the Schools (Paperback)Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780325003252
ISBN-10: 0325003254
Genres: Reference, Nonfiction
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.
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What to Look for in a Classroom And Other Essays
2000 - What to Look for in a Classroom and Other Essays (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780787952839
ISBN-10: 0787952834
Genre: Nonfiction
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The Schools Our Children Deserve Moving Beyond Traditional Classrooms and Tougher Standards
1999 - The Schools Our Children Deserve Moving Beyond Traditional Classrooms and Tougher Standards (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780395940396
ISBN-10: 0395940397
Genre: Nonfiction
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.
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Punished By Rewards The Trouble with Gold Stars Incentive Plans A's Praise and Other Bribes
What to Look for in a Classroom  and Other Essays
1998 - What to Look for in a Classroom and Other Essays (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780787944537
ISBN-10: 078794453X
Genres: Nonfiction, Engineering & Transportation
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No Contest  The Case Against Competition
1992 - No Contest the Case Against Competition (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780395631256
ISBN-10: 0395631254
Genres: Business & Money, Health, Fitness & Dieting, Medicine, Medical Books
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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