Goal: Why I Teach

Welcome to Cycle 7 of The 30 Goals Challenge: Make it Meaningful! If your actions in the classroom inspire children to achieve more, question more, and dream more, you are indeed worthy of the title “Teacher.” – Robert John Meehan Goal: Share with a community of teachers why you teach. Accomplish this goal: We are revisiting this goal […]

Science and Poetry Writing Prompts

Veins across the world light from the kite in the storm Earth’s nervous system – Sci-ku by Emma Hartley, aged 17 Everyone should be a budding scientist. Our students should be curious, experiment, explore, and conduct research in their everyday lives. One reason why many students feel science is beyond them or overwhelming is because they don’t make an emotional […]

Goal: Engage with Poetry by Georgia Psarra

Welcome to Cycle 7 of The 30 Goals Challenge: Make it Meaningful! Goal: Engage with Poetry. This goal is by Georgia Psarra. In this video, Georgia (@JoPsarra1) shares her inspiration and describes a poetry project with her students in Greece. Accomplish this goal: Have your students create a multimedia presentation, digital story, poetry book, Voicethread, comic […]

Word Clouds Revisited! 35+ Activities, Web Tools & Apps

“Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with shades of deeper meaning.” – Maya Angelo In November, I spent the month training teachers around Venezuela to integrate technology in the classroom. One of the most practical and favorite training sessions was introducing  teachers and professors […]