Posted by Randall Palmer at 4/16/2012
Chore Pad also serves as a reward system, allowing teachers to assign a point value to each task and keeping track of the points that students earn each day. A built-in payout system lets students “cash out” their points in exchange for a teacher-define menu of options.
In the field of special education, Chore Pad serves as an activity schedule and reinforcement system. These are both functions that can be done using traditional methods without technology. Chore Pad, however, is more age-appropriate for older students and can be much less stigmatizing than traditional reward charts.