I wanted to share how I use (and have used for several years) a token economy in my classroom. I taught at different PBIS/PBS schools for 7 years, and a token economy is the perfect addition to what your school is already doing! I’ve used this system in 1st, 2nd, and 4th grades, and absolutely ... Read more
A classroom economy system will help students take ownership in the classroom. It can also help with learning real-world financial literacy in a fun way. Setting up your classroom economy strategically will pay you dividends down the road. First, decide what you want your cash to look like. Ask yourself what will be the easiest ... Read More about Get the Biggest Bang for Your Buck Using a Classroom Economy System
Our Class Economy System Kids really enjoy earning and spending money in the classroom. I especially love "desk tax" every Friday. The kids quickly learn the value of a dollar. Plus, it's a great behavior management system!
If you're looking for an effective and easy classroom behavior management system this blog post is for you. FREEBIE templates are included for teachers to get started with this simple classroom management plan.
About six years ago (has it really been that long?!) when I was starting my first year of teaching, I was so anxious trying to figure out beginning of the year activities, classroom management, and learning a new curriculum. A friend of mine introduced me to the idea of having a classroom economy system and I'm so glad I took her advice. Since then, my classroom economy system has evolved. A classroom economy system is where students are "paid" for performing regular classroom jobs (door…
When it comes to classroom management, some of the most common struggles I hear about from teachers are the lack of respect students have for their learning space, and a desire to maintain a more organized classroom. If you are struggling with these, I urge you to consider utilizing well-developed classroom jobs, and a classroom […]