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 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?
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.
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
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
Hi, can you show me where to go so I can print a list of passwords for my class. I would rather have this than reset.
I have been using Banqer with my year 4-6 students as an example of passwords that need to be secure and safe. I have used social engineering, trickery, bribes and underhand tactics to try and obtai
The 10 strangest things that have been used as money
I read this story today online and thought it would be brilliant to share with students. It would create some cool discussions around what money is and how, if people are willing to trade, currencies
Going Once, Going Twice... Sold!
What a fantastic end to the term and way to celebrate some awesome saving and learning - a class Auction!
I have collected a bunch of prizes/items over the term, so as a way for students to spend thei
Student Banq Tellers
Teachers are really busy, let's face it. While we were trialling Banqer last year my colleague and I used to do the banqing right on the spot. This was very time consuming and interrupted the flow o
We have been working with companies for a while, and now are seeing students wanting to sell their company. I have introduced due diligence to the class, and we are about to use a spreadsheet to keep
Do you use students as the class banqer?
Hmm I was hoping to see an answer to this question as I too would like to set up a couple of bankers for checking payments and making payments.
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