Paid employment

Paid employment

At the beginning of each term my class of Year 5's and 6's, apply for monitor jobs around the classroom. They are paid a weekly wage on the condition that they do a good job. We sometimes have bonus's

Our Banqer

Our Banqer

In Room 9 at MIS we use banqer to learn about money and how it works for when we are older. One way we use banqer in our class is that we have class ceo’s who organise different things like table

Whole Class System

Whole Class System

Banqer has revolutionized my management system, as now I simply use fines and rewards to get and keep the children's attention. As the end of term grows nearer, which can be a bit hairy in terms of be

Erin Wilkinson - How I use Banqer

Erin Wilkinson - How I use Banqer

I am a maths teacher in a Christchurch high school. I have started using Banqer with my year 10 class to develop their understanding of Financial Literacy. We have discussed what income is, and why w

Students 'donations' make a real difference with real $$

Students 'donations' make a real difference with real $$

In connection with our school wide values unit of Kindness this term, I gathered pledges of real NZ cash from staff. My students are aiming to 'donate' $2000 in Banqer dollars, this term and next.

Banqer in the classroom

Banqer in the classroom

We use Banqer on a weekly basis. We are at the stage where students are applying for jobs (after providing a CV) and also buying houses. Such a great way to learn about the real world and motivate s

How I Use Banqer

How I Use Banqer

My class loves Banqer. I primarily use it as a reward system, depositing money for everything from quiz results to showing school values, to getting changed quickly after swimming! The introduction o

Banqer Auction Pack Giveaway!

Banqer Auction Pack Giveaway!

We always love hearing about the unique ways that teachers and students are using Banqer in their classrooms. Such tales can also help other teachers to find inspiration on how to utilise Banqer in th

Team 2 Banqer

Team 2 Banqer

This term the children are so excited to be buying houses! They have money saved from their monitor jobs in the first term , plus interest on their savings.They will be learning that in order to buy a

Class Jobs

Class Jobs

My kids had a blast brainstorming jobs and payrates today - they cant wait to apply!

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