Class Auction Pack

Class Auction Pack

I showed my Year 8 class what was in the class auction pack after they had just sat a very challenging timed maths test. There were squeals (yes LOUD squeals!) of delight from some of the girls as I b

I'm LOVING Banqer!

I'm LOVING Banqer!

I'm gradually getting things settled, but it is almost the same pitch of excitement and frenzy of the Wall St stock market in my room. I have a Stationery Clerk in charge of who borrows stationery and

Interest-ing house prices

Interest-ing house prices

Today my kids spent the afternoon looking at house prices, and how much interest people pay for their houses. We used the new myhouse.co.nz app brought out last week, and lots of the students could ma

What a disaster!

What a disaster!

Earlier this term in my class we initiated Property Insurance. After a discussion around why insuring our properties would be a good idea (being a school in Christchurch this was easy to talk about) m

Changing overdraft amounts

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Hi Bernice, sorry there isn't so make sure you're students choose carefully. I'm assuming it'd be handy for you if your students could edit these?

The Awesome Power of Banqer

The Awesome Power of Banqer

My class has just been introduced to Banqer, wow what an immediate impact it has had on the engagement of the children. They have taken to the whole concept on online banking, salaries and expenditure

Transforming a classroom into an Economy

Transforming a classroom into an Economy

Every chance I get I love to get out of Banqer HQ and into some of our amazing Banqer classrooms across New Zealand. Every visit I learn something new about Banqer, because Banqer is simply a tool. It

Imagine this...

Imagine this...

Imagine if each class had a city that they could see (similar to SimCity) where they could inspect houses and buy up real estate as they see fit. With these houses they could then renovate, for exampl

A Banqer App for teachers and students?

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Hey Emily, Thanks for raising this. We hear this a bit from teachers and it's something that we have thought about. To be honest the only reason we haven't jumped at it is a lack of resources really.

Kiwisaver Contributions

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Hi Bernice, Thanks so much for bringing this to our attention! We have gone and fixed the issue so the contributions should now be showing up correctly. Sorry about that, and thank you once again!

Seeing your teacher account

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Hey Michael. The net worth is worked out as money in expense account + savings account (as well as KiwiSaver + Real Estate equity if you have these modules activated). Hope that helps. Thanks Micah.

Thoughts

Thoughts

Now I have been working with Banqer for the last two terms I thought I would post some of my experiences. First of all let me say that this is fantastic, for many years I have run this type of thing