Frederick jones' theory talks about how motivation is student leadership. Providing students with jobs in the classroom will give them the change to take on the role of a leader. I envision myself applying this theory and assigning jobs to my students, in order to teach them about responsibility and working together to prevent chaos in the classroom.
Your Job -vs- My Job: This is a great back to school activity. We met up at the small group table and discussed jobs that students might have, and the jobs a teacher has to do. We discussed what would happen if we didn't do these things? Once we created our anchor chart we all signed it as a contract reminding ourselves of the importance of being responsible and doing our jobs in the classroom.