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Research shows that rewarding incremental student achievement or behaviors has a positive impact on students' motivation and academic performance. As stated above, there are a number of programs across the country that are exploring the use of incentives in the educational arena. The key to effective incentive programs is implementation - there is a research-based online platform called uBoost that allows teachers or administrators to effectively implement an incentive program. It lets the teachers decide what to award, when, and how much "value" to place on the behavior or achievement. Students earn points which can be redeemed for a variety of rewards (all online!) or even donated to charity! uBoost was used in some of the NY programs... check it out - www.uboost.com.
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