Remember that time when your teacher gave you a star for being a good student?
If so, then your students would probably remember it when they get one, too. Rewarding your students can be a good method to boost students’ interest in a given activity. It can also be a great motivator for them to make more effort in what they do.
But there’s a struggle: giving rewards can be expensive. Not to mention, most of the time the cost of making them are, , funded straight from the teacher’s pocket.
Good thing there are many types of rewards that don’t cost as much! Read on to know more about these reward types:
— Track your student’s leadership with —
Leadership stickers are made up of pieces of paper (better to be colorful) that contains “good job greetings” and class points. It is equivalent to their recitation or leadership actions in class. Let them keep it. After the grading period, collect them back and add how many points they have on their class standings.
In that way, they will pursue more to have “leadership stickers” and makes them more attentive and be a leader the class.
Good Job Chart
When classes begin, prepare a chart of all your students with a weekly standing track. Put a sign or legend on the chart to indicate the best student for that week.
This way, you and your students can trace their performance in class. It will boost their competitiveness and performance.
— Boost them up with —
This reward is for the whole class. If the students behaved and worked well together with their classmates in an activity, they’ll be granted a so-called creativity break.
The break grants the students some time for play, recreational activities like drawing, and others. They can make anything they want for that span of break.
— And take rewards on the interactive level by making these —
Coupons with treats
With this, your students will strive harder to win the coupons. They can only avail the coupons if they or their group got the highest score in a quiz or class activity.
Made up of used materials, you can design the coupons however you want! You can even ask the help of your students to make varying coupons per reward. For example, red-colored coupons are for sweets, blue-colored coupons are for school supplies, and more.
— And last but not the least, the most favorite treat —
It is the most popular reward and probably one effective way to fuel up your student’s performance in class. What’s even nicer is that stamps are not expensive.
Hand stamps are mostly popular with pre-school or elementary schoolers. It gives students a sense visual affirmation that they’ve been good in class, which they could show to their friends and family.
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