One of the best parts about being a teacher is the opportunity to restart your class(es) at any point, in any regard.
You weren’t satisfied with how things were unfolding in 2016 with your students or colleagues? Fix it. Attack it. Change something. Teachers have so much control over what happens in their own classrooms. Try something new. Welcome the kids to 2017 with renewed enthusiasm! One of our veteran administrators shared this resource on twitter. It’s a great one!
Very few jobs have the autonomy to repurpose without permission. We work in such jobs.