Returning to the classroom after a break, whether long or short, can require some patience and discipline. Share in the adjustment to school like with your students and help them to make the transition as smooth as possible. Check out these ideas for inspirational whiteboard quotes to use when greeting your students at the start of a fresh semester in the classroom.
6 New Year’s Whiteboard Quotes for the Classroom
At the start of a new semester and a new year, students are open to being inspired. Use these quotes to start the day off on an optimistic foot or to give students some excitement for upcoming opportunities to grow and learn.
Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.Ralph Waldo Emerson
And now we welcome the new year. Full of things that have never been.Rainer Maria Rilke
Your minute is your hour is your day is your week is your month is your year. If you want to make this year better, make each minute better.Saji Ijiyemi
The bad news is that time flies. The good news is that you’re the pilotMichael Altshuler
This bright new year is given meWilliam Arthur Ward
To live each day with zest
To daily grow and try to be
My highest and my best!
We will open the book. Its pages are blank. We are going to put words on them ourselves. The book is called Opportunity and its first chapter is New Year’s Day.Edith Lovejoy Pierce
New Year’s Welcome Back Bulletin Board Ideas
After the winter break, it’s fun to surprise students with a new bulletin board. Try out a goal-setting New Year’s theme with any one of these fun bulletin board ideas!
4 Inspirational Whiteboard Quotes About School for Students
Getting back into the swing of things might be a little easier if students have inspirational words on the whiteboard to remind them of the importance of their learning efforts. These quotes serve as the start to a discussion or even a lead-in to a personal story about returning to school after break.
The goal of education is not to increase the amount of knowledge, but to create the possibilities for a child to invent and discover.Jean Piaget
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.Benjamin Franklin
Your attitude determines your direction.Unknown
More Goal-Setting Ideas for Teachers & Students
Looking for more ways to get students excited about the start of a new year and all the exciting opportunities that lie ahead? Give them a chance to set some new goals, and set a few of your own. Discuss the importance of follow-through and check-ins as you start a fresh semester and a new year together.