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This for That: Token Board

This for That: Token Board
Features

Price

FREE

Age Range

Early Childhood & Primary

App Type

Learning App

Version Reviewed

1.1.0

Android Available?

Is Android Available

Lite Version Available?

Is a Lite Version Available

Help Provided?

Is Help Provided
Bloom's Thinking Process
CreatingBlooms Creating
EvaluatingBlooms Evaluating
AnalysingBlooms Analysing
ApplyingBlooms Applying
UnderstandingBlooms Understanding
RememberingBlooms Remembering
Adaptability
Includes images
Review Comments
This for That: Token Board is a simple reward system.
 
Instructions
  1. Choose a reward: take a photo of the reward or choose a photo from your photo gallery
  2. Choose a token: choose from a star, cross, train, bear, flower, heart
  3. Choice the amount of tokens the child needs to earn: choose from 1 - 25
  4. Tap on "Create a token board"
 
Then the child taps on the token each time they have completed the expected behaviour. When they have finished, the photo of the reward is shown with the words "You did it"
Use Rank (*)
Reward Systems Ranked 8th of 26

(*) This app has been ranked according to its' effectiveness to achieve the learning goals and strategies listed. Some apps may rank highly for achieving a specific use and lower for other uses. Some students will learn and engage with one app more than others, because of the individual nature of us all.

Learning App
Learning apps are designed for a specific purpose. The authors claim to teach a goal, skill or concept.
Bloom's Thinking Process
Bloom's Taxonomy is classification system used to explain the behaviours important in learning. Apps range from simple memory tasks such as flashcards apps through to creative apps which ask students to create an original story or video.
Bloom's Creating
The student creates new ideas, products or ways of viewing things. Activities include making, animating, designing, constructing, planning, producing and inventing.
Bloom's Evaluating
The student justifies a decision or course of action. Activities include counting to check, hypothesising, critiquing, experimenting and judging.
Bloom's Analysing
The student breaks the information into parts to explore understandings and relationships. Activities include explaining, ordering, inferring, comparing and organising.
Bloom's Applying
The student uses the information in a new situation. Activities include implementing, carrying out, using, illustrating, classifying and categorising.
Bloom's Understanding
The student comprehends the new information. Activities include describing, predicting showing understanding use a multiple choice.
Bloom's Remembering
The student recalls information they know. Activities include matching, 'fill in the blank', making a choice, answering using a multiple choice, naming a group.
Learning Connection
How well does the app teach the targeted skill or concept? This is the area where we refer to current research and pedagogy to evaluate the efficacy of the app.
Authenticity
Authenticity looks at the manner in which skills are learnt. Authentic apps use real life or genuine activities. Students learn in context rather than in a contrived or rote fashion (such as flashcards).
Feedback
Feedback needs to be specific and result in improved performance. Feedback should be supportive and encouraging rather than negative. Data should be available to support decision making.
Differentiation
Differentiation is the ability to customise the app to suit the student. The ability to record you voice, customise text, add pictures and alter settings enables individualisation of the app.
User Friendliness
User friendliness is a measure of how well a student can use the app independently. Some apps are simply intuitive to use. Others include audio or visual prompts which support the student.
Motivation
All apps are engaging the first time they are played. However, students with diverse learning needs may need to return to the app many times. Motivating apps offer rewards,games or incentives.
Reward Systems
Reward systems encourage positive behaviours. They can be used to reward social skills, organisation and completion of tasks. An example is a token economy where children earn tokens, stickers or stars for positive behaviours. These tokens are later exchanged for rewards. Also see Calendar apps.

Domain Score Details
Learning Connection 4
This is a simple token board app which is easy to set up and suitable for young children.
Authenticity 2
The child taps on the token when they have completed the task
Feedback 2
The child sees a picture of the reward
Differentiation 3
Choose a reward picture, token and number of rewards
User Friendliness 4
This app can be set up very quickly
Motivation 4
A fun alternative to the traditional star chart
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Developer

Center for Autism and Related Disorders, Inc.

App Store Rating

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Current Version Rating

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Current Version

1.1.0
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Developer's Description
Keep your child motivated during activities with This for That: Token Board, developed by PixelAtion Labs! Token boards are great assistive tools for children with autism and other developmental disabilities. Token boards track and display progress toward earning a reward. The child receives tokens for demonstrating appropriate behavior and once a specific amount of tokens are collected, the child earns a reward!

Easily create custom token boards on your iPhone or iPad with This for That! You may also include a picture of the reward the child is working toward for extra motivation! This for That features are centered on simplicity and ease of use. With This for That: Token Board, you can:
- Select the desired amount of tokens
- Choose from 6 fun token designs
- Upload pictures of rewards by either taking them in the app or selecting them from your photo gallery
- Give the child tokens for demonstrating appropriate behavior
- Track the child’s progress toward earning a reward

This for That: Token Board is a useful tool for parents, teachers, and behavioral professionals. Download This for That: Token Board today and check out our other assistive apps designed to help children with autism.

About This for That
This for That is a series of therapy tools developed by PixelAtion Labs for parents, teachers, and behavioral professionals supporting children with autism spectrum disorder. This for That apps are designed to simplify components of behavioral therapy and each app skillfully integrates elements of reinforcement to help each child succeed!

About PixelAtion Labs
PixelAtion Labs is a mobile and web development team dedicated to creating products to maximize the learning potential of children with autism spectrum disorder. For more information, visit http://pixelationlabs.com/.

Disclaimer: The evaluations and rankings information provided here are based solely on the opinion of the author and are for informational purposes only. Families should seek professional advice before making decisions regarding interventions for their child.