Every classroom has a culture. Some aspects of your classroom culture might have evolved organically while others have been carefully planned and implemented. You may be pleased with some aspects of your classroom culture and not so pleased with others. As the teacher, you are the primary architect of your classroom culture. For that reason, it may be good to reflect a bit and see if
Why not use the first thing your student sees in the classroom as a way to boost both his confidence and the confidence of his peers? Take a look at some ways these teachers transformed their white boards, the centerpieces of the classroom, into tools to improve classroom climate.