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This was designed for teachers, but I think it would work great at home, too. Instead of fighting over homework completion, make it a literal game with this customizable Monopoly board. If your homework gets completed, you get to play. It works well if you share with your kids your own “homework” and let them see you track the things you need to do. teachnet.com/... Teaching Idea, Classroom Idea, Games Piece, Homework Incentives, Bulletin Boards, Games Boards, The Games, Homework Motivation, Classroom Management
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This "I'm done..." board is a great way to remind students of their choices once they have completed the current activity. By having this posted as a bulletin board or poster within the room, students would have a visual reminder of the acceptable options they have while awaiting transition to the next activity. This procedure would help maintain order as well as keep faster students busy.
Cool Bulletin Board idea to "spotlight" a student or famous person. I would do both. Maybe every week a different actor, playwright, designer, etc to research to extra credit or a weekly report, and every now and then a student, to make them feel special having been up on the same wall as a big name.