What's the Best Tool for the Task?

Included in the Digital Tips Advent Calendar and part of the Effective Technology Integration category “Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.” – Bill Gates Teachers often have great projects and activities they want to enhance by adding a technology component. Often, the […]

Celebrate Your Achievement

Goal 30: Celebrate Your Achievement of The 30 Goals Challenge for Educators “All glory comes from daring to begin.” ~ Eugene F. Ware As the year comes to an end as well as the 4th cycle of The 30 Goals Challenge for Educators, I believe it is important to look back and celebrate what we have […]

Challenge Their Perspectives

Goal 28: Challenge Their Perspectives of The 30 Goals Challenge for Educators “It is important that students bring a certain ragamuffin, barefoot irreverence to their studies; they are not here to worship what is known, but to question it.” ~ Jacob Bronowski This year’s 30 Goals Challenge theme is, “This is MY Moment.” Each goal focuses on […]

Celebrating December Holidays Digitally

Part of the Cool Sites series and Mobile Learning category “As we work to create light for others, we naturally light our own way.”~ Mary Anne Radmacher Tis the season to be jolly, especially with multimedia web tools and apps. Children, adolescents, and teens can create very meaningful gifts for friends, peers, and family members or […]

Maintain Your Digital Footprint

Included in the Digital Tips Advent Calendar and part of the Effective Technology Integration category This is my 4th year actively participating in social networks and using web tools. Although, I have enjoyed the journey and have seen the benefits, there are drawbacks. One is that I literally have 100s of online profiles scattered in cyberspace.  Each year, […]

I Disagree

Goal 27: I Disagree of The 30 Goals Challenge for Educators “To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson This year’s 30 Goals Challenge theme is, “This is MY Moment.” Each goal focuses on getting educators to believe their plans of action […]

Create a Community with Digital Icebreakers

Get your copy of The 30 Goals Challenge, Learning to Go, or Hacking Digital Learning. Ask me about training your teachers, ShellyTerrell@gmail.com! “Coming together is a beginning, staying together is progress, and working together is success.” ~ Henry Ford It’s important that we treat our role as a teacher, purposefully. We make an incredible impact on the […]