Goal 24: Support Character Development #30Goals

Goal 24 of The 30 Goals Challenge 2011

“The unfinished character of human beings and the transformational character of reality necessitate that education be an ongoing activity.”~ Paulo Freire

Goal

Short-term– Present a world problem, tragedy, or situation to your students and have them brainstorm ways to improve the situation.

Long-term-Organize an event in which your students help people in a profound way and are able to realize they are able to improve their world.

Resources

Passion Driven Classroom by Angela Maiers and Amy Sandvold

**NOTE

Due to traveling, I am behind on posting the podcasts. I will try to get the podcasts up soon!

Challenge:
Empower your students to be world changers!

Did you reflect on this goal? Please leave a comment that you accomplished this goal by either posting your own video reflection on Youtube, using the hashtag #30Goals, posting on the 30 Goals Facebook group, adding a post to the 43 Things web/mobile app, or adding a comment below! Feel free to subscribe to The 30 Goals podcast!

Keep an eye out for the book, The 30 Goals Challenge for Educators, that will be published by Eye on Education in the Fall of 2011!

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Shelly Terrell

Shelly Sanchez Terrell is a teacher trainer, instructional designer, adjunct professor, and the author of The 30 Goals Challenge for Teachers: Small Steps to Transform Your Teaching and Learning to Go: Lesson Ideas for Teaching with Mobile Devices, Cell Phones and BYOT. She has been recognized by the ELTon Awards, The New York Times, the Ministry of Education in Spain, and Microsoft’s Heroes for Education as an innovator in the movement of teacher-driven professional development and education technology. Recently, she was named Woman of the Year 2014 by Star Jone’s National Association of Professional Women and awarded a Bammy Award as a founder of #Edchat, the Twitter chat that spurred over 400 teacher chats. She has trained teachers and taught learners in over 25 countries and has consulted with organizations worldwide such as UNESCO Bangkok, The European Union aPLaNet Project, Cultura Iglesa of Brazil, the British Council in Tel Aviv, IATEFL Slovenia, HUPE Croatia, and VenTESOL. She shares regularly via TeacherRebootCamp.com, Twitter (@ShellTerrell), and Facebook.com/shellyterrell. Her greatest joy is being the mother of Rosco the pug.

4 comments

  1. I think I’ve said it before, but you rock, Shelly! Thanks for sharing your personal experiences, and driving us all to strive for a more aware and enriching classroom environment.

    and… have you been practicing your karaoke song? 🙂

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