Goal: Introduce Us to Your School

Welcome to Cycle 7 of The 30 Goals Challenge: Make it Meaningful! “Teachers have three loves: love of learning, love of learners, and the love of bringing the first two loves together.” – Scott Hayden Goal:  Create a video, digital flyer, or digital poster showcasing your school. Hayfa Majdoub, a teacher in Tunisia, suggested this goal. Check out […]

Pirate Resources for Talk Like a Pirate Day!

“Not all treasure is silver and gold, mate.”- Jack Sparrow, Pirates of the Caribbean September 19th is International Pirate Day, but you can engage your learners all year long with pirate activities. Students can learn science, math, geography, history, culture, citizenship, and more by studying famous pirates. They can also learn cartography, the study and science […]

Visualize Learning with Photo Challenges and Projects

“Taking pictures is savoring life intensely, every hundredth of a second.” – Marc Riboud Learners of all ages love taking pictures, especially with their phones. Learners can use these photos in projects, digital stories, or other learning projects to provide an authentic voice and to show the learning that is taking place all around them. You can […]

Goal: Be Someone's Champion

Welcome to Cycle 7 of The 30 Goals Challenge: Make it Meaningful! “Every child deserves a champion; an adult who will never give up on them, who understands the power of connection and insists that they become the best they can possibly be.” – Rita f. Pierson Goal: Be another teacher or your student’s champion in the […]

Web Tools for Video and Audio Feedback on Essays and Projects

“I think it’s very important to have a feedback loop, where you’re constantly thinking about what you’ve done and how you could be doing it better.” – Elon Musk This year I am teaching college English language learners reading and writing.  My students submit their work on Canvas. My students are language learners and pointing out their […]

Be Inspired This Saturday at the EduPassions Web Conference!

Tomorrow, on Saturday, Sept. 3rd, join Sarah Thomas (@SarahdaTeechur), Shelly Sanchez Terrell (@ShellTerrell), and 20+ inspiring educators around the world for the EduPassions free web conference. The presenters will be sharing their edumovements, projects, lesson ideas, and tips in 5 to 15 minute live video presentations. It is easy to attend. Just download the program […]