Goal 3: What Do You Believe About Learning? #30Goals

Goal 3 of The 30 Goals Challenge 2011


Short-term-Make a bullet list of what you believe regarding how you and others learn. In this reflection, think about how being part of online professional development has redefined the way you learn.
Long-term– In what ways will you ensure that your belief of how your students learn is reflected in your classroom?


“The important thing is not so much that every child should be taught, as that every child should be given the wish to learn. ”

by John Lubbock

Special Guest

Today we also have a special guest, Ryley, Marti Side’s son who talks about how he learns and how his new school the Sharp Academy allows him the flexibility to learn in an environment that works for him. Read Marti Side’s post which details more about her decision to send him to a school that would meet his learning needs, What Do You Value?


Make a list of bullet points of what you believe about how people learn! Please share with us during your reflection!

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!

Background music is Trimming Sails by Chuck B featuring Kerri from CC Mixter

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