Should you pay your kids for good grades?

Check out this informative article on the Time Healthland website providing information about the pros and cons of paying your kids for getting good grades:

“How to best inspire children to learn and maintain good grades (understanding that the two are not always mutually exclusive) has long been a challenge for parents, even as educational grading systems and methods of teaching change. Research indicates that extrinsic rewards don’t necessarily motivate a child to perform better in school. According to a recent article in the Journal of Educational Psychology, paying kids for grades can work, but only for a small portion of students and then only for a limited time. Unfortunately, the method is most effective for those who are already motivated to achieve.”

Click here to read this article by Suzanna de Baca in full on the Time Healthland website.


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