Mindful Morning Meetings
Creative prompts to support SEL
Illustration #1 - A Can-toon Attitude
Quiz, test, exam, exit ticket. Whatever name we give it, our students know they are being assessed and their sympathetic nervous system releases a bunch of hormones -- meaning they put up a wall and stay in their fight-or-flight mode. Until we do away with high-stakes standardized tests, let's create an environment where our students feel safe and proud to attempt, complete and achieve what they can.
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