Students when they arrive at college spend half their time trying to figure out how many classes they can skip before they fall below the 80% attendance score.
give the students 0% attendance at the start and then they have to work their way up to 80% attendance.
They have to achieve something to level-up
skipping class is negative, their actions re-enforce the negative action.
Levelling up is a positive. A student’s action influences their attendance in a positive way.
Re-enforce positive actions.