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Payback is Rich or Student Store and More

Classroom Price List

Create a student store where students spend “digital dollars” earned from a variety of appropriate behaviors such as:

  • questions answered correctly
  • first to arrive at class and get started working on WarmUp
  • most questions answered correctly
  • first to seek out resources
  • begin a task without prompting
  • offer help to another
  • take a risk to be the first to answer a class discussion question

What other behaviors do you want to reward?  Leave a comment!

Post your classroom price list with either tangible or intangible items for sale such as:

  • School supplies
  • Assignment “Do Over”
  • Choose “X” amount fewer problems to complete
  • 5 extra minutes the learning center of your choice

What other items should be included on your price list?  Leave a comment!

12 Responses to Payback is Rich or Student Store and More

  1. Jack says:

    Add:
    take a risk to be the lab group leader
    clean up the lab area
    having a positive attitude all period

  2. Becky Walker says:

    Staying on task, completing work, asking questions, finding something to do when you complete work before others.

    High school students will work for tardy passes, bottle of water, extra credit, homework passes as well as tangibles such as:
    PENCILS
    PAPER
    HIGHLIGHTERS
    COLORED PENS
    STICKY NOTES
    BIG ERASERS
    NOTEBOOKS
    FOLDERS
    SPIRALS
    PAPER CLIPS
    LARGE CLIPS

  3. Leslie says:

    Reward for: Staying on task

    Price list: exrta credit opportunities

  4. Franklin Smith says:

    Ideas for Money Store:

    1) Extra Points on Test
    2) Excuse an assignment
    3) Pencils
    4) Bathroom Break
    5) Time on computer
    6) redo an assignment
    7) tardy buyout (1 time)
    8) one cell phone buy-out (not taken away)
    9) 3 X 5 card with information for the tests

    Ideas for behaviors to reward

    Be the first to show, by example, what the notes sound like.
    Help someone with music when they are having trouble
    Being a section leader
    Peer mentoring without prompting
    Leading warm-ups
    finishing the theory work first (and correct)

  5. Priscilla says:

    Extra points
    Tardy
    Bathrrom break
    Drop lowest grade
    Pencils
    Time on computer
    Re-do assignment
    3X5 card
    To have food in class

  6. Julie says:

    Rewards for:
    Encouraging a classmate
    Finding a teacher error
    Bringing homework back on time every day for the nine weeks
    No tardies in the nine weeks
    No absences in the nine weeks

    Items included on the price list:

    1) Extra Points on Test
    2) Excuse an assignment
    3) Borrow a Pencil
    4) Bathroom Break
    5) Time on computer
    6) redo an assignment
    7) tardy buyout (1 time)
    8) one cell phone buy-out (not taken away)
    9) 3 X 5 card with information for the tests
    10) listen to headphones while working in class
    11) check answers with the teacher’s edition

  7. Jack says:

    Ideas for Money Store:

    1) Extra Points on Test
    2) Excuse an assignment
    3) Pencils
    4) Bathroom Break
    5) Time on computer

    6) redo an assignment
    7) tardy buyout (1 time)
    8) one cell phone buy-out (not taken away)
    9) 3 X 5 card with information for the tests
    10)

  8. Laura Adkins says:

    Others Behaviors – Assignments turned in on time, Turning cell phones off, Not having IPODS and MP3 players in ears, attendance

    Price List
    Bathroom breaks – $5
    Get a Water/fruit – $10
    10 x-tra credit points $10
    OOPS Re- do assignment $5
    Drop my lowest score $10
    Free Tardy $5
    Free 3X5 card for test $10
    Go to the childcare center $15

  9. Mark says:

    Other behaviors I would reward:
    * offfers creative idea on how to impove lesson.

    Other items that I would include in price list:
    * free choice day
    * drop lowest test score

    The price list is a great idea on how to have students take ownership of their actions.

  10. wb1 says:

    Behaviors:
    Complete assignment and turn it in on time
    Put all materials back where they belong
    Follow directions

    Other items:
    Extra credit
    homework pass
    bathroom pass

  11. Leslie says:

    Reward for: Manners
    Good classroom behavior
    above and beyond effort
    sharing research to answer curiosity
    setting up labs
    cleaning up labs

    Price list: choice of lesson

  12. Ruth Chavez says:

    A day not to dress out
    Extra credit point
    Excused from conditioning
    Tardy Pass
    Bathroom pass
    Free bottle of water
    Drop lowest grade
    Time on computer
    Redo an assignment
    Free Choice of activity
    They can bring a drink to class

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