Stories by Alfie Kohn

Alfie Kohn writes and speaks widely on human behavior, education, and parenting. The author of twelve books and scores of articles, he lectures at education conferences and universities as well as to parent groups and corporations. subscribe to Alfie Kohn's feed

Posted on: May 8, 2014, Source: Da Capo Press

Pushing our children to have self-discipline is ruining their self esteem, while maintaining the status quo.

Posted on: Sep 26, 2012, Source: Education Week

Why do we focus on what is easiest to quantify, rather than what really matters in the classroom?

Posted on: Mar 15, 2012, Source: AlterNet

The country's "most outspoken critic" of our national fixation on grades and test scores explains to teachers -- and parents -- why giving children grades does more harm than good.

Posted on: Dec 14, 2008, Source: The Nation

When Obama turns his attention to the Education Department, let's hope he picks a progressive.