Jazzing Up My Room

I’m not usually one to spend a ton of personal money on my classroom. I mean, there is a spectrum and I’m closer to the “not gonna” end when it comes to dropping serious dollars back into my classroom. Don’t get me wrong, I admire those of you who are that dedicated. I am warming to the notion that I spend many hours a day in the room and a little visual cheeriness would go a long way.

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Frustration and Grit

When a student says, “I don’t know,” it’s nothing to worry about. In fact, in my classroom, we say, “Brain, you are about to learn something!” I am helping to celebrate ‘not knowing’ as a starting point, not a deficit.

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