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Why I take class time to teach perseverance (and let my fourth-graders write on their desks)

Chalk Beat – Stephanie Smith

“Every morning, I hand my fourth-grade students dry-erase markers and ask them to do something unconventional: write directly on their desks. Their task is to write a goal for the day. I have seen them write things like “Today I will be a better friend” or more abstract ideas like “My goal is to accept challenges.” When it’s time to leave, we celebrate those who met their goals and encourage those who haven’t to try again tomorrow.”(more)

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