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
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
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
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
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
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
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
How do I get to the Tour Guide?
Good question, Raewyn. If you click your name in the top righthand corner (when you're on your dashboard) you'll see one of the drop-down options is 'view tour guide' (or something along those lines).
Purchasing property on Banqer
I have found in the past that students who invest early in properties make the biggest financial gains. An interesting point to talk about could be: Is it better to fully pay off
Student engagement high with Banqer
This term I am looking at using Banqer to increase the financial literacy of my students. At the end of last term we discussed working, and taxes, and have assigned an hourly rate to each of our class
Using Banqer with Learning Contracts
I have integrated Banqer into my class contracts for a number of years. Students are "rewarded" for activities that they are already doing, and can choose from a range of additional tasks to earn more
Year 6/7 Class
We introduced Banqer to our class in Term 4 last year and t was an instant success with the students and with the parents as well.have continued to use it again this year and proving very motivational