Sunday, September 22, 2013

Testing motivation 2

My students are stressed about standardized testing.

I don't blame them!  They know teachers are under a lot of pressure to show academic gains and I'm sure that sense of urgency trickles down to them.  

To help ease their fears, I try to make cute little testing motivational signs to show them that I care.  I've done this for open house, testing and the first day/week of school.

Here are some cute, free printables from GingerSnaps, available for free on TpT:

So cute!  

They're having a quiz on maps tomorrow and already had their first phonics test, but I think I might do one of these for their first unit test in reading in the upcoming weeks :)

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