Parents

Motivating toddlers

By Devan Patel We all know motivating kids is important and extra motivating boosts like Kred Rewards make a big difference. But what about toddlers? They may be a little young to get excited about Kred Rewards’ curated kids catalog,…

Should you bribe your kids?

I hear families both struggling and thriving with teaching kids at-home. Our new normal has changed a lot of typical rules: screen-time restrictions have been largely lifted and parents are using an age-old technique more than ever…. “Mommy has an…

Positive supports in distance learning

Distance learning has been an adjustment for all of us — teachers, parents, parent-teachers! And so often we focus on getting the academics right by force-feeding our kids content. We have to remember that if children are not motivated to…

Motivating kids during shelter-in-place

By: Nidhi Patel, 6th grade teacher Shelter-in-place is hard on everyone. If you were an outgoing person who was always doing things, this change in pace may be difficult to adapt to. If you were someone already suffering with mental...

Teachers & Homeschool

Free rewards by grade level

When it comes to rewarding students, it can be difficult to know what works and what doesn’t. After all, if the rewards don’t excite then the incentive won’t be effective to get the effort you are looking for. To help…

Tricks of the research – creating a positive classroom culture

As a middle school teacher of a high needs school in an urban district – I have been inundated with training on this topic. It can be overwhelming and sometimes even contradictory, so I wanted to break it down into…

A teacher’s perspective on PBIS

When I started teaching, the drum of PBIS PBIS PBIS was incessant in my district. After countless hours of professional development, workshops and workbooks – I was still left with this strange feeling that I didn’t quite know how to…

School Administrators

Leading through uncertainty

There are so many questions about next school year still up in the air. Will your school adopt a hybrid model of partial in-person and partial virtual? Hybrid during the day or during the week or by groups of students?…