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Balloons-R-Us
I teach a program called Freshman Academy. This program takes the thirty to forty lowest incoming freshmen and tries to get them caught up in reading and mathematics. I lead these students in running ...
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Banking Day
Ms. Bell’s classroom store doubles as a clever incentive program encourages good behavior in addition to reinforcing math and money skills. Find out how she stocks and manages the store inventory, and how students balance their books.
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Behavior Bank
Ms. Klock sets up a classroom store, teaches money skills and lays the ground work for an effective discipline policy with her own unique twist on a common classroom activity. Find out how she does it.
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Behavior Bucks
Ms. Morrison awards each student $25 in play money at the beginning of each nine week session, which they must use to pay for misbehavior. A culminating event provides just deserts for the whole class.
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Circulating Books with Funny Money
Ms. Fox is a library media specialist who “pays” students to read – a surefire way to get kids sharing, reading and circulating books.
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Class Treasurer
Writing out receipts for every student during a fundraiser takes up too much of my instructional time. Instead, I have a class treasurer who has a Money Collection Sheet. The treasurer records each st...
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Coin Trays
In preparation for teaching math lessons and money skills, Ms. Locke has a unique solution for organizing her classroom’s play money. It’s simple and inexpensive. Find out how she does it.
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Credit Card Debt Simulation
This in-depth activity impresses upon students the importance of using credit cards wisely. They learn to calculate late penalties, interest and minimum payments, and along the way they discover the true cost of a pair of sneakers.
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Egg-citing Egg Math
Ms. Shackelford cuts egg cartons into ten holes to estimate, count, tally, and sort plastic eggs. Learn how she extends this lesson to the grocery store and helps her students become savvy shoppers. She culminates her egg unit with an egg hunt.
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Finn's Five and Dime
To promote positive learning, students must complete their work accurately, neatly and on time, with positive and respectful behavior. They also must complete homework and have their daily agenda sign...
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