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The Tokens learning app allows instructors to setup a token economy for their classroom. Students are allowed to submit a specified number of tokens in order to be excused from different course aspects, including missing class, turning in assignments late, etc.

How do I... for Instructor

Add the Tokens Learning App

Setup Tokens

Review Token Requests

Adjust Token Settings

View Token History

Give Specific Students Additional Tokens

How do I... for Students

View my Token Balance

Use my Tokens

View Token History

FAQs for Instructors

How many tokens should be issued for the semester?
The recommended amount of tokens issued per semester is about 5. Most token economies consist of issuing 5-10 tokens to students.
What does an example token economy look like?
View an example token economy
Do you have an example of a Tokens policy I can add to my syllabus?
View a sample Tokens policy
Do students receive email notifications about tokens requests?
Yes, students receive email notifications when they request to use a token, as well as when an instructor accepts or rejects a token request.
Do instructors receive email notifications when students request to use tokens?
Yes, instructors receive email notifications when students request to use their tokens (by default). However, there is a setting to opt-out of these notifications.
If a student has gone above and beyond in some manner, can I award them additional tokens?
Yes, you can select specific students to award additional tokens. Learn more