Beware the Simplistic Solution

Newsweek recently ran a cover story on “fixing” education.  The cover showed a mock blackboard (do they even use those anymore?) with the words “We must fire bad teachers” written on it multiple times.

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Stop Celebrating Success

A lot of managers are big on “celebrating success.” This idea is a trap — for some not-so-obvious reasons.

When we’re patted on the head — “good job” — we get a short-term high, (more…)