Classroom Resolutions for the New Year

Published On: December 5th, 2016·By ·

Ring in 2017 with Classroom Resolutions


It’s hard to believe that the year 2016 is already winding down and nearing its end. But you can’t hold back the hands of time and it’s almost time to ring in the New Year! With the New Year comes, of course, New Year’s Resolutions. The usual resolutions people make include things like losing weight, saving more money, and getting organized.

resolutions_2But what will be your New Year’s Resolutions for your classroom?

The New Year is a clean slate and gives people the feeling that they can do anything they want to do. And the same is true for teachers in their classroom. What kind of a teacher do you want to be in 2017? What changes to your classroom would you want to make?

Some popular teaching goals include:

  • Increasing efficiency for grading papers
  • Cultivating a positive classroom environment
  • Giving more time and attention to individual students

What are your classroom resolutions? And how do you plan on implementing and keeping these classroom goals?

Let us know what your classroom goals for 2017 are in the comments below!

Also be sure to check out this article with tips on how to organize your classroom.


About the Author
Carolina Fransen is the EdTech Apps and Tools Editor at She writes regularly about the use of educational technology in K-12 classrooms, and she loves investigating teaching jobs in some of her favorite locales. If you have an app, tool, website, or service that you think we should know about, please send your information or tip to

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