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Motivating Students with No-Cost Rewards

Use These Free Rewards to Motivate Positive Student Behavior in the Classroom


Rather than motivating students with stickers and plastic toys, it's more important to emphasize to them that learning and good behavior are rewards unto themselves. When necessary, supplement your behavior management program with these free ways you can give your students a meaningful "thumbs up" when they do something right.


It may sound too good to be true, but if you don't introduce material rewards in the first place, your students will never miss them. I promise!

In elementary school, children are so eager to please and so pleased to receive any little special recognition. They really will bend over backwards for these types of rewards that don't cost you a penny!

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