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Bribery should not be used as motivation to practise – The Strad

By Tim Topham | Deliberate Practice

Jan 28 2015

motivation to practise

Intrinsic v Extrinsic Motivation in Music Students

Building on the ideas of one of my previous articles: Why extrinsic rewards are so bad for motivation, you might have missed this great article from string teaching magazine, The Strad.strad

In it, a parent delves into some research about bribes, motivation and practice to come up with some really clear suggestions which you can use with your parents.

You can read the full article here:

Bribery should not be used as motivation to practise – The Strad.

What do you think?

Do you agree? Are extrinsic rewards OK in small doses?

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Tim Topham is the founder and director of TopMusic. Tim hosts the popular TopCast show, blogs regularly at topmusic.co and speaks at local and international conferences on topics such as pedagogy, business, marketing and entrepreneurship. Tim has been featured in American Music Teacher, The Piano Teacher Magazine, California Music Teacher and EPTA Piano Professional. Tim holds an MBA in Educational Leadership, BMus, DipEd and AMusA.

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