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Behavior Buddy

Behavior Buddy

Purpose of the tool

Promote social-emotional learning and positive behavior by earning points individually. A reward is given when students have reached a collective goal.

Grade: K,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8

Explanation of the tool

Enter or select a list of students in the settings screen. Set a goal for the amount of (collective) positive points for the whole class to reach. Then choose at least 2 rewards. You can choose from 3 predefined rewards or enter your own rewards. Press 'Save' to use the activity with these settings

Each student is presented with an avatar and their current number of points is displayed. Press a student's name or avatar to activate the "+" and "-" button. Press the plus button to give that student a positive point or press the minus button to decrease his/her points.

Press the "Show reward view" button to show the collective progress. If the process is 100% complete you can press the "Show reward" button to reveal the reward to the class.
This tool was designed by our Activity Contest winner Jennifer Palermo!