21 Day Challenge

It takes 21 days to develop a habit

Take the Challenge

Pick one instructional strategy that you have had trouble implementing in your classroom. Try it out daily (success or failure - does not matter - keep trying). It takes 21 days to develop a habit and 28 days to undo a bad habit......

Out of Sight, Out of Mind

Make this challenge a visual product for your classroom, involve your students. Use sticky notes for each day you attempt the strategy. Have students keep a log of the outcome and things they noticed.


  • Cooperative Learning
  • Formative Assessment
  • Data Analysis
  • Reteach, retest
  • Tiered Academic Vocabulary
  • Flipped Classroom
  • Kagan Structure
  • 21st Century Skills - Critical Thinking
  • Project Based Learned - Cross Curricular Planning
  • Outcomes/Standards Based Grading (mastery)
  • Close Reading
  • Text Dependent Questions
  • Student Engagement
  • Revised Blooms - Questioning stems
  • Cornell Notes
  • Thinking Maps/Graphic Organizers
  • "I Can, I Will"
  • Literacy Across the Curriculum
  • Common Assessments
  • Read, Write, Talk - Standards based rich tasks
  • Differentiation
  • Text Complexity
  • Math Practices