Is Merit Pay A Motivator?

With Gov. Dennis Daugaard’s announcement this week of a proposal for merit pay for teachers, I’ve been reading a lot about the subject. My research took me to this very interesting and entertaining video that talks about research done on human motivations. It doesn’t address merit pay in education, specifically, but shows where such a system can be successful and where it has not been a smash hit.

If you’re in the mood for a fascinating 10 minutes, check this video out.

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