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Friday, September 14, 2012

Win the Day!

Our classroom motto is "Win the Day!"





Above each of the white boards in the room is our motto. At the beginning of the school year students are taught what the motto is and what it means. You can often hear the teacher or the students reminding each other at the most difficult of times to "win the day!"

What does it mean to Win the Day? 

It means that each day you treat as if today was a championship game. This is the most exciting time, it will be difficult but not over possible. You will have to think quickly and work hard. You will have to show grit and character but in the end it will be worth it.  

Defeat is not an option. Giving up is not an option. Doing less than your best is not an option. Bad character is not an option. Each person on the team must give 110% to succeed. Every minute counts. Every play is important. Keep your eye on the ball as in the end you will succeed. You win the championship! 

My mentor's alma mater is UoO and this is their motto adopted for our classroom. The students love this and it goes so well with a sports based classroom! 

Do you have a class motto? If so, what is it?

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4 Comments:

At September 14, 2012 at 11:18 AM , Blogger Sasha Marie said...

oh my gosh - I love this! What am empowering message :)

- Sasha
The Autism Helper

 
At September 14, 2012 at 2:51 PM , Blogger Lili Garcia said...

Great motivator, I bet your students couldn't do less than their best!!! I love it!!!!!

 
At September 14, 2012 at 7:21 PM , Blogger Miss T said...

I was going to say, hey that's the U of U mascot!

I'm in Oregon :)
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At September 17, 2012 at 5:29 PM , Blogger Gretchen Schultek said...

Great tag line- very inspirational and sets the tone!


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