Create an Economy
During Maths Week set up a classroom economy system with your class.
Things to decide with your class:
Each week/month learners should be ‘paid their wages’ and a record kept of this. Learners might also be awarded bonuses or have fines deducted from their pay depending on what rules you decide to set up with your class.
Decide how savings can be spent for example ‘sit with a friend pass’ or ’10 minutes free choice time’. Ideally the incentive should increase the more the learners are able to save up.
Once your classroom economy is established this can be used to explore financial responsibility and different financial concepts throughout the year for example;
Although this site is American you might find some of the resources and suggestions helpful as you set up your classroom economy. https://www.myclassroomeconomy.org/overview.html
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Money Maths at Museum on the Mound
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