To have Insurance or not to have insurance?

To have Insurance or not to have insurance?

My students had many sessions discussing insurance(s) and the benefits and yet that it was an 'option'. I had some students who while they were renting their desks they decided to take all their conte

Police department with too much power

Police department with too much power

I have a Police department who would fine our students for offences - shoes on inside; talking when they shouldn't be; wearing their hat; and a few other things. Some of my police - which changed ev

My changes in Banqer

My changes in Banqer

I am a second year BT with a Year 5 & 6 class. I used Banqer from my second term last year and the kids loved it. We used it right through until the end of the year and i was excited about using it fr

The Power Of Banqer

The Power Of Banqer

I use Banqer in all aspects of my classroom work. The students are inspired by earning and saving money. They earn $200 per week and out of that have to pay $21 in tax. They must rent their desk fo

Banqer in Grade 3/4

Banqer in Grade 3/4

In our classroom we used Banqer to teach financial literacy, and as a behaviour management tool. We find that it is a great program to give students choices about their behaviours as well as rewards a

Banqer in a Year 8 Classroom

Banqer in a Year 8 Classroom

I have used Banqer for the last two years in my Year 8 classes. After getting it up and running I start with Careers and Employment. This is an important cog in setting up a new class and having it ru

How I've used and am using Banqer

How I've used and am using Banqer

The students receive Banqer dollars for completing homework, class work, participating in events and competitions (e.g. cross country) and doing their classroom jobs. Students had to apply for their

Competition Reward

Competition Reward

For the conclusion of our Number Unit, the students were put into teams of 3, and given a series of questions. (Very similar to Cantamath) Usually, we competed outside and rewards were given for corre

A Birthday Party and a Trip

A Birthday Party and a Trip

We have been planning a birthday party in our class. The students are turning '21' and must co-plan a party. They must find a real venue, DJ, caterer etc and price the whole event. After the party, th

Banqer in the Class

Banqer in the Class

In my Year 8 Class we have been using Banqer since Day 1 to try and build some more financial literacy with my students. Last term we look at jobs around the classroom and writing a CV, these range

How I have been using banqer

How I have been using banqer

I started using banqer a week ago and so far so good. I have set up my kids income and assigned classroom jobs for bonuses. We have agreed on individual fines as a consequence the classroom. We have a

End of Term 1 Auction

End of Term 1 Auction

Well, after looking for some inspiration at the end of the term I read a post about running an auction = and decided to go for that as the way to wrap things up. I decided that the auction would be fo