The reward system in British and American science by Jerry Gaston

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StatementJerry Gaston.
SeriesScience, culture, and society
LC ClassificationsQ180.U5 G27
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 204 p. ;
Number of Pages204
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4549044M
ISBN 100471292931
LC Control Number77017404

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Following Laura Oxley article ‘Do schools need lessons on motivation’ (‘New voices’, September ), I wanted to discuss a method currently used at my children’s school: the ‘happy and sad list’ reward system.

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