Common Cents: Payday on Report Card Day?
the pros and cons of the money-for-grades issue. What
are the costs and benefits of using incentives for grades?
The Common Cents article, Payday on Report Card Day?, discusses how small rewards for good grades can keep kids on track without the bribe effect.
Suggestions for additional non-fiction and fiction books are also provided. (This article was featured in the Winter 2011 issue of TEN Magazine.)
Download Common Cents: Payday on Report Card Day?
Use the article to consider how you can reward a student for a job well done in school. Put it in writing and keep the list visible as a reminder of the recognition he or she will receive.
Parents, Teachers, Students
Personal finance, incentives
About Common Cents
Common Cents is written by a Kansas City Fed staff member with more than 30 years of teaching experience. The column appears in TEN Magazine, the Kansas City Fed’s quarterly publication. Subscribe to TEN Magazine.