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Badges Given to Honour Students in Recognition of Their Achievements. For Spelling Champs or Star Students.

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Reward Your Students

The modern education system evaluates children’s academic progress through on-going testing and grade-based knowledge progression. The reward for passing set levels is more often than not merely a grade on a piece of paper. At one end of the learning spectrum, intelligent children will learn, sit their exams and achieve the necessary grades without much enthusiasm. At the other end, the less academic children, who often struggle for motivation when sitting exams, may contribute the bare minimum and nothing more.

For both sets of children, being rewarded with grades is often not enough motivation to try harder.

That’s where Make Badges comes in. A 2006 study by the University of San Francisco indicated that offering rewards stimulated the part of the brain that promoted learning. We can offer custom badges for high achieving students for tasks such as spelling or mathematics champs, or simply star pupils. Badges are visual representations of achievements that can be worn with pride by students.

This reward structure encourages students to perform for more than just a paper-based grade and can help underachieving students with their personal development. Pupils can use this sense of achievement to gain confidence and develop stronger interpersonal skills with their fellow students.

With Make Badges fantastic range of custom designed badges your school can afford to purchase in bulk, ensuring all teachers have a handy stock of badges with which to reward students whenever they make the grade. Everyone enjoys a reward for a job well done, and we at Make Badges certainly enjoy producing custom badges for schools all over the country.

So if you’re in the market for custom badges and need advice or ideas, contact Make Badges today and we’ll be happy to help.

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Make Badges will be closed from Wednesday 24/12/14 and re-open Monday 12/1/15. No orders will be processed during this time. We wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and look forward to working with you in 2015.

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