Education Essay | Token Economy

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Token Economy

Summary: Describes Token Economy, an intensive, in-class positive reinforcement program for building up and maintaining appropriate classroom performance and behavior. Explores when a token program may be needed. Evaluates the success rate of such programs.
A token economy is an intensive, in-class positive reinforcement program for building up and maintaining appropriate classroom performance and behavior. A token program may be needed when other positive reinforcement programs, such as selective use of teacher attention or a home-based reinforcement program. In many different education settings a material reward program can be conveniently managed through a token reinforcement program. Token programs involve the distribution of physical tokens (for example, poker chips, stickers, stars, smiley faces, etc.) or points following appropriate behavior. The tokens or points can be accumulated throughout the day and exchanged for designated rewards at a specified time. A predetermined goal is set for the number of tokens or points required to earn a reward. I chose this area of study for my paper because I believe a token economy no matter what setting it is in it has strong advantages with children with...

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