19 Twists on the Fist Bump Every Teacher Should Know

Rather than acknowledging with boring ol’ high-fives and fist bumps, it’s time to upgrade.

It’s testing season, which means there is need for a lot of acknowledgment. We must acknowledge our colleagues for surviving the pandemonium. We must acknowledge our students for bringing their peak performance to Test Fest (or at least acknowledge them for entertaining us with their Scantron bubble designs). We must acknowledge parents for not taking test scores so seriously … right?

Rather than acknowledging with boring ol’ high-fives and fist bumps, it’s time to upgrade. For your viewing pleasure:

Posted by Chase Mielke

Chase Mielke, author of "What Students Really Need to Hear, is a learning junkie who happens to have a love affair with teaching. His obsessions with psychology, well-being and cognition often live on his blog, affectiveliving.com, where you can download a free ebook, "G-Words: 20 Strategies for Fostering Grit and Growth Mindset" Follow him on Twitter @chasemielke.

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