Years ago when I heard about teachers switching to purple ink in place of red to correct student work, I thought it was a goof. The reasoning behind the change involved red having a “negative, aggressive connotation” that undermines students’ self-confidence. Okkaayyy. Purple, on the other hand, apparently softens the blow, said the experts.
A dad was packing for a business trip while his 3-year-old daughter played beside him.
“Daddy, look at this,” the adorable preschooler said sticking out two of her fingers.