ClassEquity Blog

Bringing ClassEquity school wide at King's Ridge!
November 10, 2022

Bringing ClassEquity school wide at King's Ridge!

King's Ridge is a public STEM-based middle school serving grades 5-8. After two years of COVID protocols, students and families felt disconnected, so King's Ridge is prioritizing building community "to get students to feel like school is not only a place for learning, but for fun and friendship as well."

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Create ClassEquity credit cards with Kelly S.!
October 3, 2022

Create ClassEquity credit cards with Kelly S.!

Are you looking for a tangible and exciting way to bring ClassEquity into your classroom? Learn about how Kelly S. incorporates student credit cards with QR codes into her classroom economy. Extra credit if you can say "ClassEquity QR Credit Card" five times fast.

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Learn how to co-create a positive classroom culture with Brenda A.!
September 2, 2022

Learn how to co-create a positive classroom culture with Brenda A.!

Can you imagine someone asking you for classroom management tips during your first year of teaching? I know I can't 😅 Learn how Brenda A. turned around her student's behavior and co-created a positive classroom community!

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How to Implement and Manage your Classroom Jobs with Thom Gibson
July 17, 2022

How to Implement and Manage your Classroom Jobs with Thom Gibson

Thom Gibson is two-time Teacher of the Year, and has experimented with student jobs and classroom economies for 7 years, primarily in 5th-8th grade classrooms. We gave Thom your most frequently asked questions about student jobs, and he shared his best practices to implement and manage your classroom system.

Learn More
Best Amazon Prime Day Deals for your Classroom Store
July 8, 2022

Best Amazon Prime Day Deals for your Classroom Store

Amazon Prime Day is Christmas in July for teachers prepping their classrooms for the upcoming school year, and it starts July 12th! We want you to get in on the best discounts and fun new items for your classroom store, so we compiled a list students’ favorite rewards and Prime Day deals.

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Where to get funding for PBIS, SEL, and Financial Literacy programs
June 3, 2022

Where to get funding for PBIS, SEL, and Financial Literacy programs

Interested in using ClassEquity schoolwide but don’t have it in the budget? Here are some buckets of funding that your school may be eligible for (or already receive) that you can use for ClassEquity!

Learn More
Teacher Design Panel
May 31, 2022

Teacher Design Panel

ClassEquity teachers worked with Ironhack Berlin's UX/UI bootcamp to collaborate on next year's plans for ClassEquity! A huge thank you to Julie W., Ericka M., and Dylan M., who worked with the Ironhack students and provided valuable feedback throughout the design process! Learn more about their experience and the design process here!

Learn More
Shark Tank Winner: Brooke and the "Phone Book"!
May 31, 2022

Shark Tank Winner: Brooke and the "Phone Book"!

Over 300 students entered our first ever Shark Tank Project Based Learning Competition, and we are excited to showcase our winner! Check out Brooke and "The Phone Book"!

Learn More
5 Tips for Testing Season
May 13, 2022

5 Tips for Testing Season

During the hustle and bustle of testing season it can be difficult to take a breather. Check out these tips for incorporating some healthy habits into your testing routines!

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Travel the world with Alissa M. and her students!
April 28, 2022

Travel the world with Alissa M. and her students!

As a global magnet school teacher, Alissa M's focus is on celebrating diversity and building global citizenship. Learn more about how Alissa brings a global perspective into her classroom! 

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Bring Financial Literacy to Your Community
April 20, 2022

Bring Financial Literacy to Your Community

If your organization would like to sponsor schools in your area to ensure every student has access to financial literacy, we would love to partner! Send us an email at abby@classequity.com, and we can share more about our pricing packages and sponsorship opportunities.

Learn More
Reinforcing Math Skills and Teaching Cost of Living with Sara S.
March 28, 2022

Reinforcing Math Skills and Teaching Cost of Living with Sara S.

Sara S. teaches 4th grade in a self-contained classroom, and is in her 20th year teaching. On top of helping her students practice their math skills, Sara has used ClassEquity to open up discussions about cost of living and inflation within her own community.

Learn More
Tips and Tricks for Implementing a Classroom Economy System
March 18, 2022

Tips and Tricks for Implementing a Classroom Economy System

A classroom economy system allows you to teach your students real world skills, while increasing student engagement and promoting positive social behaviors. Check out these best practices and lesson plan ideas for creating a meaningful system that fits the needs of you and your students.

Learn More
6 Tips for Going Virtual with Julie W.
February 28, 2022

6 Tips for Going Virtual with Julie W.

ClassEquity can help you maintain a positive classroom culture no matter what life throws at you! Learn how Julie W. used ClassEquity to maintain her classroom culture during virtual learning.

Learn More
How to Create Meaningful Classroom Jobs
February 10, 2022

How to Create Meaningful Classroom Jobs

If you find creating and maintaining classroom jobs overwhelming, this article is for you! With the right framing, classroom jobs can not only make your to-do list shorter, but they can increase student investment and boost real-world learning opportunities.

Learn More
What is a Classroom Economy, and Why Use One?
January 5, 2022

What is a Classroom Economy, and Why Use One?

Learn more about the classroom economy system, and how it can help you increase student engagement and promote financial literacy!

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How ClassEquity Transformed My Classroom with Keali B.
November 1, 2021

How ClassEquity Transformed My Classroom with Keali B.

Creating a well-run, warm, effective yet fun learning environment seemed to me to be an impossible task. Until ClassEquity came along and completely TRANSFORMED my 4th grade classroom.

Learn More
ClassEquity: Your Classroom Management Solution
September 23, 2021

ClassEquity: Your Classroom Management Solution

Classroom management answers the question, "How do we engage students?" Think back to elementary school, when your teacher posted gold stars on a chart, or used a clothespin to track student behavior between green "Ready to learn!", yellow "Slow down...", or red "Principal's office!"...

Learn More
What is Financial Literacy, and Why is it Important?
November 19, 2021

What is Financial Literacy, and Why is it Important?

2 out of 3 families lack ay type of emergency savings, 78% of adults are living paycheck to paycheck, and almost 3 in 4 workers are in some form of debt, many believing they always will be. If financial literacy is crucial for everyday life, why doesn't it get more air time in school?

Learn More
School Spotlight with Brynn A. and her students!
December 8, 2021

School Spotlight with Brynn A. and her students!

Brynn started using ClassEquity with her own 7th and 8th grade students, and is now getting her whole middle school onboard! Last week, we got the chance to shadow Brynn's class, chat with students, and collaborate with teachers during a Professional Development session.

Learn More
Teaching Life Skills and the Value of Hard Work with RoseMary S.
January 16, 2022

Teaching Life Skills and the Value of Hard Work with RoseMary S.

RoseMary S. teaches 6th grade inclusion math and science. This year, RoseMary's team wanted to do a Classroom Economy, and started with paper money. RoseMary wanted to find something easier to keep up with that would still keep the students accountable for their actions and money, which led her to ClassEquity!

Learn More
What is ClassEquity?
September 1, 2021

What is ClassEquity?

Do you want to provide your students with real world learning opportunities and teach applicable life skills, but feel like you don't have the time or the resources? Are you looking fun and engaging ways to promote positive social behaviors in your classroom? If you thought (or screamed!) yes to these questions, ClassEquity is here to help :) 

Learn More
Bring Financial Literacy to Your Community
April 20, 2022

Bring Financial Literacy to Your Community

If your organization would like to sponsor schools in your area to ensure every student has access to financial literacy, we would love to partner! Send us an email at abby@classequity.com, and we can share more about our pricing packages and sponsorship opportunities.

Learn More
What is Financial Literacy, and Why is it Important?
November 19, 2021

What is Financial Literacy, and Why is it Important?

2 out of 3 families lack ay type of emergency savings, 78% of adults are living paycheck to paycheck, and almost 3 in 4 workers are in some form of debt, many believing they always will be. If financial literacy is crucial for everyday life, why doesn't it get more air time in school?

Learn More
Best Amazon Prime Day Deals for your Classroom Store
July 8, 2022

Best Amazon Prime Day Deals for your Classroom Store

Amazon Prime Day is Christmas in July for teachers prepping their classrooms for the upcoming school year, and it starts July 12th! We want you to get in on the best discounts and fun new items for your classroom store, so we compiled a list students’ favorite rewards and Prime Day deals.

Learn More
Where to get funding for PBIS, SEL, and Financial Literacy programs
June 3, 2022

Where to get funding for PBIS, SEL, and Financial Literacy programs

Interested in using ClassEquity schoolwide but don’t have it in the budget? Here are some buckets of funding that your school may be eligible for (or already receive) that you can use for ClassEquity!

Learn More
5 Tips for Testing Season
May 13, 2022

5 Tips for Testing Season

During the hustle and bustle of testing season it can be difficult to take a breather. Check out these tips for incorporating some healthy habits into your testing routines!

Learn More
Tips and Tricks for Implementing a Classroom Economy System
March 18, 2022

Tips and Tricks for Implementing a Classroom Economy System

A classroom economy system allows you to teach your students real world skills, while increasing student engagement and promoting positive social behaviors. Check out these best practices and lesson plan ideas for creating a meaningful system that fits the needs of you and your students.

Learn More
How to Create Meaningful Classroom Jobs
February 10, 2022

How to Create Meaningful Classroom Jobs

If you find creating and maintaining classroom jobs overwhelming, this article is for you! With the right framing, classroom jobs can not only make your to-do list shorter, but they can increase student investment and boost real-world learning opportunities.

Learn More
What is a Classroom Economy, and Why Use One?
January 5, 2022

What is a Classroom Economy, and Why Use One?

Learn more about the classroom economy system, and how it can help you increase student engagement and promote financial literacy!

Learn More
ClassEquity: Your Classroom Management Solution
September 23, 2021

ClassEquity: Your Classroom Management Solution

Classroom management answers the question, "How do we engage students?" Think back to elementary school, when your teacher posted gold stars on a chart, or used a clothespin to track student behavior between green "Ready to learn!", yellow "Slow down...", or red "Principal's office!"...

Learn More
What is ClassEquity?
September 1, 2021

What is ClassEquity?

Do you want to provide your students with real world learning opportunities and teach applicable life skills, but feel like you don't have the time or the resources? Are you looking fun and engaging ways to promote positive social behaviors in your classroom? If you thought (or screamed!) yes to these questions, ClassEquity is here to help :) 

Learn More
Bring Financial Literacy to Your Community
April 20, 2022

Bring Financial Literacy to Your Community

If your organization would like to sponsor schools in your area to ensure every student has access to financial literacy, we would love to partner! Send us an email at abby@classequity.com, and we can share more about our pricing packages and sponsorship opportunities.

Learn More
What is Financial Literacy, and Why is it Important?
November 19, 2021

What is Financial Literacy, and Why is it Important?

2 out of 3 families lack ay type of emergency savings, 78% of adults are living paycheck to paycheck, and almost 3 in 4 workers are in some form of debt, many believing they always will be. If financial literacy is crucial for everyday life, why doesn't it get more air time in school?

Learn More
Bringing ClassEquity school wide at King's Ridge!
November 10, 2022

Bringing ClassEquity school wide at King's Ridge!

King's Ridge is a public STEM-based middle school serving grades 5-8. After two years of COVID protocols, students and families felt disconnected, so King's Ridge is prioritizing building community "to get students to feel like school is not only a place for learning, but for fun and friendship as well."

Learn More
Create ClassEquity credit cards with Kelly S.!
October 3, 2022

Create ClassEquity credit cards with Kelly S.!

Are you looking for a tangible and exciting way to bring ClassEquity into your classroom? Learn about how Kelly S. incorporates student credit cards with QR codes into her classroom economy. Extra credit if you can say "ClassEquity QR Credit Card" five times fast.

Learn More
Learn how to co-create a positive classroom culture with Brenda A.!
September 2, 2022

Learn how to co-create a positive classroom culture with Brenda A.!

Can you imagine someone asking you for classroom management tips during your first year of teaching? I know I can't 😅 Learn how Brenda A. turned around her student's behavior and co-created a positive classroom community!

Learn More
How to Implement and Manage your Classroom Jobs with Thom Gibson
July 17, 2022

How to Implement and Manage your Classroom Jobs with Thom Gibson

Thom Gibson is two-time Teacher of the Year, and has experimented with student jobs and classroom economies for 7 years, primarily in 5th-8th grade classrooms. We gave Thom your most frequently asked questions about student jobs, and he shared his best practices to implement and manage your classroom system.

Learn More
Teacher Design Panel
May 31, 2022

Teacher Design Panel

ClassEquity teachers worked with Ironhack Berlin's UX/UI bootcamp to collaborate on next year's plans for ClassEquity! A huge thank you to Julie W., Ericka M., and Dylan M., who worked with the Ironhack students and provided valuable feedback throughout the design process! Learn more about their experience and the design process here!

Learn More
Shark Tank Winner: Brooke and the "Phone Book"!
May 31, 2022

Shark Tank Winner: Brooke and the "Phone Book"!

Over 300 students entered our first ever Shark Tank Project Based Learning Competition, and we are excited to showcase our winner! Check out Brooke and "The Phone Book"!

Learn More
Travel the world with Alissa M. and her students!
April 28, 2022

Travel the world with Alissa M. and her students!

As a global magnet school teacher, Alissa M's focus is on celebrating diversity and building global citizenship. Learn more about how Alissa brings a global perspective into her classroom! 

Learn More
Reinforcing Math Skills and Teaching Cost of Living with Sara S.
March 28, 2022

Reinforcing Math Skills and Teaching Cost of Living with Sara S.

Sara S. teaches 4th grade in a self-contained classroom, and is in her 20th year teaching. On top of helping her students practice their math skills, Sara has used ClassEquity to open up discussions about cost of living and inflation within her own community.

Learn More
6 Tips for Going Virtual with Julie W.
February 28, 2022

6 Tips for Going Virtual with Julie W.

ClassEquity can help you maintain a positive classroom culture no matter what life throws at you! Learn how Julie W. used ClassEquity to maintain her classroom culture during virtual learning.

Learn More
How ClassEquity Transformed My Classroom with Keali B.
November 1, 2021

How ClassEquity Transformed My Classroom with Keali B.

Creating a well-run, warm, effective yet fun learning environment seemed to me to be an impossible task. Until ClassEquity came along and completely TRANSFORMED my 4th grade classroom.

Learn More
School Spotlight with Brynn A. and her students!
December 8, 2021

School Spotlight with Brynn A. and her students!

Brynn started using ClassEquity with her own 7th and 8th grade students, and is now getting her whole middle school onboard! Last week, we got the chance to shadow Brynn's class, chat with students, and collaborate with teachers during a Professional Development session.

Learn More
Teaching Life Skills and the Value of Hard Work with RoseMary S.
January 16, 2022

Teaching Life Skills and the Value of Hard Work with RoseMary S.

RoseMary S. teaches 6th grade inclusion math and science. This year, RoseMary's team wanted to do a Classroom Economy, and started with paper money. RoseMary wanted to find something easier to keep up with that would still keep the students accountable for their actions and money, which led her to ClassEquity!

Learn More