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

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

Can the teacher assign jobs to students who haven't got one?

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Hi Cheryl Great question. Unfortunately they have to apply for the specific job. If there is the potential to have more than one person doing the popular jobs, you could always open up additional p

Class Jobs

Class Jobs

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

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

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

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!

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

Home Learning -the Parent's share of Education

Home Learning -the Parent's share of Education

This program was spot on! What is the purpose of education: To learn to interact with others properly To learn to respond to instruction To learn to complete tasks To learn empathy To learn explorati

Real life earnings

Real life earnings

In my class I try to have as many ways of earning money as possible. We have traditional class jobs which earn the employees a salary. These positions have a job description and if students carry out