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Re: incentives

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Donald Peters (softsnow)
Thu, 14 Oct 1999 06:03:31 PDT

>As a new teacher I was wondering if it was totally against the rules to
>offer incentives to poor behaving, and performing students. I mean
>incentives such as material things like sports tickets, etc.? I don't
>want to bribe students or anything, but my classes are full of troubled
>kids from lower socio-economic area.
>Just curious.

We do similar things here, but teachers will buy one or two nice things and
then "auction" them off. Students earn money for the auction by doing
whatever the teacher sets... could be good behaivior, good citizenship,
returning homework, etc....


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