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Re: awards/rewards: the irony of it all

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Maggie White (mwhite)
Thu, 20 Aug 1998 06:10:24 -0700

Melissa Enderle wrote:

> I teach kids in an inner-city school through grade 6 or so. Mostly I have
> kids up to grade 3. <snip> When their table gets 5 points, then the students on
> that table get to come and eat lunch with me in my room. Itıs amazing how
> carefully students keep track of their points. Whatıs even more amazing
> is how much the students look forward to coming up with me.
and Ckart wrote:

> In my classroom:
> On a weekly rotating basis, one table is designated "artroom helpers."
Is it just me, or do some of you other secondary teachers get a charge
out of what elementary students consider a privilege? _My_ students stay
on good behavior to _avoid_ spending lunch with me! ;D

Maggie (still smiling after three days of school)