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Optimizing Incentives

It’s hard enough to implement incentives in a classroom, but it’s infinitely harder for us VIPKID teachers. We don’t have a traditional classroom with face-to-face interaction; we have a tiny pop-up window on a 13-inch computer screen. So what sorts of incentives are most effective in this online environment? Here are a few ideas to get us started.

By Jared Noll


These are just a few of the many, MANY ideas for using incentives in your classroom. The possibilities are limitless, but the important thing is try out different ones until you find one that both you and your kids love. Happy teaching!


Jared has been teaching with VIPKID since April 2015. He currently resides in New Orleans, LA, and has been working in urban education for nearly 3 years.