Hello there. I'm a second grade teacher ready to begin the school year this coming week. I've been searching the web and pinterest to find out what "bucket fillers" are. I've read about it and I totally want to implement this into my classroom. I understand how it works but my concern is that the concept may die out after the first few weeks of filling buckets. How do you motivate students to continue writing these notes all year long? Do once they put something in someone's bucket , do they get something ... like a marker or such (saw a pic on a website that looked like little markers) in theirs?
Please help me understand this better. Thanks.
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