How to help students self-assess their growth.

Each January, my husband and I measure our kids and mark their growth on the doorframe.  The kids huddle around the door to see who has grown the most — such a gratifying experience!  My son told me one year, “I didn’t think I’d grown at all this year.  But I did!” The joy of looking back and assessing our growth never grows old!  As teachers, we may look back on our first year in the classroom (or first month)… Read more »