Frederick jones' theory talks about how motivation is student leadership. Providing students with jobs in the classroom will give them the change to take on the role of a leader. I envision myself applying this theory and assigning jobs to my students, in order to teach them about responsibility and working together to prevent chaos in the classroom.
Keep track of classroom jobs this year with this cheerful Polka Dot Brights Classroom Jobs Clip Chart package. This set is designed to be a classroom job clip chart. To keep track of classroom jobs, simply hang up the chart in your classroom and use clothespins to assign jobs to various students. Simply switch the clothespins around from week to week. There are editable options provided within this PDF package for you to "name" your own classroom jobs by Shakira Eakins
Keep students in the same jobs all year long for better classroom management! -Young Teacher Love by Kristine Nannini
Expensive prize box maintenance, complex class rewards systems, and the management of brag tags are not my jam. Creating a classroom economy system that helps students practice money management, focuses on job responsibilities, and rewards students in meaningful ways is a much better use of instructional time. These tips helped me do just that.
Giving classroom jobs to middle school and high school students allows them to feel useful and creates a sense of belonging in the classroom. In applying for and carrying out classroom jobs, students will practice real world skills plus it takes a few tasks off your plate, allowing you to focus more on instruction. Read on for how to get started and ideas for jobs.