How far should teachers go to motivate students?

07/1/2013 | South Jersey Times (Woodbury, N.J.)

In New Jersey and elsewhere, some educators are resorting to nontraditional tactics -- from taking a pie in the face to kissing a pig -- to help motivate students to achieve certain goals. According to the New Jersey Education Association, the tactics may be working. "Anytime I can find a way to blend the two by making learning fun, everyone benefits. It's my job to set a positive climate and tone for everyone," said Jason Vivadelli, principal at Evergreen Elementary School in Woodbury.

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