Banqer -Maths and Motivation

Banqer -Maths and Motivation

We love Banqer. We get paid $300 to successfully engage in and complete our tasks every week. We give out bonuses for going over and above the expectation and we accrue debts for incompletion of tasks

Using Banqer to teach probability

Using Banqer to teach probability

I have recently used Banqer to teach the class about probability. We played a range of chance games using coins and dice and once the students understood their chances of success versus failure we use

Managing money

Managing money

This program overall has been wonderful for my students to safely understand money management. The discussions we have had as each module has opened up has intrigued them and they have asked many ques

My generous soul

My generous soul

Today during my Topic and Spelling lessons i was extremely generous with my "cash bonuses" that i was handing out. The kids really enjoy the cash aspect as it is the physical counting of their money a

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