Monday, November 19, 2012

Certificate Street

The resource for today is called Certificate Street.

What is Certificate Street?
Certificate Street is a program to print out certificates for your classroom for any area. The design templates range anywhere from sports to classroom themed certificates to business to blank to relationship templates. The possibilities are endless.

Is it free?
Certificate Street is free - any certificate, any design, ALL FREE. But, each certificate has a watermark on it. In order to get your certificates without watermarks, you have to pay 99 cents per certificate.

What will Certificate Street bring to your classroom?
This product can prove to be beneficial in all different grades throughout the education system. From using it in the Kindergarten classroom to congratulate students when they have learned the alphabet to using it in 7th Grade classrooms to bring awareness to the student that brought in the most canned goods for a school drive to a college student receiving a certificate for most participation in the community. This tool brings an easier way to create certificates for all sorts of areas without having to pay loads of money for them.

How do I use Certificate Street?
Below, I will show you the steps of using Certificate Street.

Step 1: Choose out your certificate that you would like to print.

 Step 2: Enter in the information you would like on your certificate.

Step 3: Save and print! That's it!


How can I use Certificate Street in my classroom?
Below is a list of ways that this tool can be utilized in the classroom:

-Reward for good deeds
-Rewards for good grades
-Praise for passing all math tests
-Reward leadership in the classroom
-Give certificates for learning the alphabet
-Award for community service in high school
-Certificates for participation in field day events
-Reward for those who complete projects on time
-Reward for being on time or having perfect attendance
-Certificates to reward more recess time for good behavior
-Certificates for reading 50 books, 100 books, 150 books, etc.
-Create a behavior management system (5 certificates equals a prize, etc.)
-Reward those who pass their quick math facts (basics, multiplication, etc).
-Provide positive reinforcement for students that don't normally receive praise
-Create a classroom economy where students earn certificates to earn class prizes (teach economics)

Honestly, the possibilities are ENDLESS.

How would YOU use Certificate Street in your classroom? Answer in the comments on this post!

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