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 Goal 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 […]

Goal 28: Teach Digital Citizenship #30Goals

Goal 28 of The 30 Goals Challenge 2011 Goal Short-term– Write down one aspect of digital citizenship that you think is important to teach students and suggest a resource. Long-term– Host a workshop on digital citizenship and e-safety to educate parents and fellow staff members. Great Posts and Educators! That’s Not Cool Two Sided Story […]

Goal 27: Establish a Web Presence #30Goals

Goal 27 of The 30 Goals Challenge 2011 “In the Web 2.0 world, self-directed learners must be adept at building and sustaining networks.” ~ Will Richardson Goal Short-term– Check your online profile on one of the search engines listed below and study this in retrospect to another educator’s online profile. Study someone who has a […]

Goal: Support a Movement

Goal 26 of The 30 Goals Challenge 2011 and Cycle 7 of The 30 Goals Challenge: Make it Meaningful! “We must remember that one determined person can make a significant difference, and that a small group of determined people can change the course of history.” ~ Sonia Johnson Goal– What education movements support your vision of how […]

Goal 25: Build Relationships With Them #30Goals

Goal 25 of The 30 Goals Challenge 2011 One looks back with appreciation to the brilliant teachers, but with gratitude to those who touched our human feelings. The curriculum is so much necessary raw material, but warmth is the vital element for the growing plant and for the soul of the child.” ~ Carl Jung […]

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 […]

Goal 23: Integrate Technology Effectively #30Goals

Goal 23 of The 30 Goals Challenge 2011 “The most exciting breakthroughs of the 21st century will not occur because of technology but because of an expanding concept of what it means to be human.”~ John Naisbitt Goal Short-term– Share with us an example of an activity or lesson you feel integrates technology effectively. Write […]

Goal 22: Be a Mentor or Find a Mentor #30Goals

Goal 22 of The 30 Goals Challenge 2011 “The power we have through networking is humbling, frightening, and exciting. Use it well.”~ Ruth Cohenson, @tearoof Goal Short-term– Find at least one teacher to mentor or find a mentor online. Long-term– Continue mentoring that teacher long-term by communicating with him/her once a week through social media. […]