Goal 30: What’s Your Passion? Pass it On! #30Goals

Goal 30 of The 30 Goals Challenge 2011

“Men are like trees: each one must put forth the leaf that is created in him.” – Henry Ward Beecher


Short-term– Begin brainstorming and planning a project you will start this year that supports your passion.

Long-term– Spread the word about this project and have others join! Please don’t forget to let us know on the Facebook group, Twitter, and your blog. Social media is a strong tool for passing along your passion projects and gaining momentum.

Resources Mentioned!


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

Find a movement to support!

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.


  1. Hi Shelly,

    Congrats on reaching the end of the 30 Goals challenge! I just wanted to let you know that the Knewton blog recently featured Teacher Reboot Camp as part of our “EdTech Blogs We Love” series — we’ve really been enjoying your blog! You can check out the post here: http://www.knewton.com/blog/edtech/technology/2011/04/02/edtech-blogs-we-love-teacher-reboot-camp-the-pursuit-of-technology-integration-happiness-cool-cat-teacher


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