Some good has come out of such radical change. Students and teachers are opening their minds to a new way of thinking. As with all change, attitude plays a vital role. I'm trying portray a positive attitude for my students.
In an effort to keep the inspiration alive, I've tried to incorporate encouraging messages throughout the classroom.
Below is the newest installment of "stay positive". Each student will receive an inspirational pencil to begin the Common Core Assessment each day.
I figure it can't hurt. :)