The coin board is a system to turn our class into a game. The coin board symbols each represent a positive or negative value in our class. Every day students get coins or goombas added to their names on the board. Students can get coins by getting three checks next to their name on the board in the front of the class, doing extra work, or getting an R point in another class.
Students can get a check next to their name by:
Students get a goomba, a negative point that eats a coin, by getting three "X"s next to their name on the white board. Students can get an "X" by:
At the end of each semester, students use these coins to buy toys and class supplies in an auction. There are many different things for sale in the auction.
Here are what the symbols mean: