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10 Motivational Posters for Your Classroom

10 Motivational Posters for Your Classroom

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WARNING: These posters are guaranteed to brighten up your classroom & inspire minds of all ages. Enjoy! 


1. Frame for your desk as a daily reminder that you don't need a cape to be a hero. Download.

I Teach. What's Your Superpower? classroom poster

 

2. Inspire young readers by hanging this one near your reading zone. Download.

"The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go." --Dr. Seuss classroom poster

 

3. Essential elements for every classroom. Download.

Elements from the periodic table that spell out Be Ni Ce (Beryllium, Nickel, and Cerium) classroom poster

 

4. Post this on your door to remind students that classroom=community. Download.

Together Everyone Achieves More with TEAM in gold letters classroom poster

 

5. The force is strong with this one. Download.

"Do or do not, there is no try." --Yoda poster

 

6. Here's a poster that belongs in just about any classroom. Download.

Classroom poster of a line graph with the vertical axis, Places You'll Go; and horizontal axis, Willingness to Learn, with a sharp increase over time

 

7. Muggles, rejoice! Download.

"We do not need magic to change the world. We carry all the power we need inside ourselves already. We have the power to imagine better." --J.K. Rowling, Harvard Commencement Address classroom poster

 

8. Inspire your class to dream big & make an impact. Download.

"Be the change you wish to see in the world." --Mahatma Gandhi classroom poster

 

9. For reelz. Help studentz embrase misteaks. Download.

"Iff ure maeking misteaks iht meenz ure owt thair dewing sumthing." --Kneal Gaemin classroom poster

 

10. Growth mindset for the win. Download.

"Think You Can" with a little train chugging up a steep hill puffing smoke classroom poster

 

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Brian Sztabnik's picture
Brian Sztabnik
AP Literature teacher from Miller Place, NY

My first-day lesson mirrors the sentiments of the JK Rowling quote. It is all about recognizing the power we have to shape our own fate.

Mark Symes's picture

Maybe motivation should be give students by different way then on pepper....
I thing if they have feeling that they "could", not "have to" learn something they do this more effectively. For example school of my nephew organised
Auschwitz Tour as a lesson of history for those students who war willing to go. In turn those group of children who go to Auschwitz check informations about this topic and they were motivated to learn more about world war II. Btw this trip was organised by polish agency which have nothing with educations or school http://krakowdirect.com/auschwitz_tour/
In conclusion maybe school should change way to teach or mandate more this kind of solutions as a normal lessons....

Danielle Sigmon's picture
Danielle Sigmon
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Great insights, Mark. Like you mention, I think giving students more voice & choice in school can be a huge motivator & make learning far more meaningful for students. Thanks for sharing about your nephew's experience!

sarvesh's picture

I just love these. These are truly inspirational thoughts for children. Thanks for sharing.

Parm's picture

Lovely. Never thought of Element Symbols' power.
They are truly amazing. Thanks for sharing.

Zena Whitworth's picture

I love when life provides me with freebies...downloadable posters are awesome. Thank all the creative individuals who don't mind sharing.

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