Here are some articles on using grading, not grading and failure as motivational strategies.
- Kinser, R. (December 4, 2012). Grade changes: Using marks to motivate students. Education Week.
This article is about using grading practices for motivational purposes while protecting the integrity of instruction.
- Kohn, A. (March, 1999). From degrading to de-grading. High School Magazine.
In this article, Alfie Kohn makes a case for not giving grades as all as a motivational strategy,
- Estrem, Pauline. (n.d.). Why Failure is Good for Success.
In this article, the author claims failure can be motivating.