Um, Are You SURE?

Today was the first day of school!

For their time capsule, I had students answer some questions about personal preference and their current lives. They always get a kick out of their answers when they get their papers back  in May.

One of the most telling signs regarding success in class is their answer to this prompt:

My personal goals for this year are:

By “personal,” I mean goals that are not school-related. “Maybe you want to run a 9 minute mile, or wake up at 6am each day….or stop eating so much junk food,” I offer.

Here are some examples of what I received. Which student(s) do you think will do well this year?

for the blog tonight

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