We Were Meant to be Teachers!

Classroom Management Strategies and other Teacher Worthy Ideas

If Giving Points was the Only Way to Motivate?

I know that using points for individual or teams in elementary classrooms is used in virtually every classroom these days.  I’ve been told that the rationale behind it is that “you get paid wages as an adult to complete work, why not give points for work completion to children?”  Although that is certainly true, I wonder if we’re just inhibiting the work ethic of completing assignments because they were asked or told to complete the assignments?  Just a thought…

 

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