Here is an AMAZING system that will keep the kids motivated to speak Spanish, use their manners, work quietly, or whatever you want them to do. It is extremely simple, rewarding, positive, and offers a touch of competition to the class. You will NEVER need another positive reinforcement system, again!
The set up requires teachers to make copies of these pages and cut them into quarters to make 1/4 size books out of white or colored copy paper. These same books are used all year long (only the one book for each student), and teachers only need to sign them for kids to advance from level to level.
All the instructions are included! Give it a try! It works wonders when started at the beginning of a school year, but would work any time of year. This program has made all the difference in the world in my classroom, and in addition we have learned quite a bit about many different countries as we virtually "travel through" them. I can't believe that I taught 19 years before thinking of this system. I wish I had this idea many, many years sooner!