Pretend you are 13-ish. Somewhere between Middle school and High school . You sit in class biting your nails as you wait for your math teacher to hand you last weeks test. Instead of getting an 80 you get a hilarious meme of a monkey showing his full set of teeth, paper clipped to the top of your exam. You laugh it off, knowing you did well and instantly love math class. Imagine you didn’t do so great and ended up with a crying baby meme. You would still laugh it off, continue to have a great school day, with a positive attitude . In this day and age, where bullying in schools is so common, we need to try to remind our scholars, that school isn’t all bad. I truly believe a teachers grading method has a lot to do with how encouraged and motivated a student is.