Quotes in rewards

The aim of education should be to preserve and nurture the yearning for learning that a child is born with. Grades and gold stars destroy this yearning for learning.


Even if you do the best you can, you still get screwed.


Systems are created, sustained, and improved by insightful and interactive work on the system, not by using carrots and sticks. Measurable goals do not improve systems; accountability does not improve systems. Improving systems improves systems.