Goal: Inspire Them to Inspire

Welcome to Cycle 7 of The 30 Goals Challenge: Make it Meaningful! “Teaching kids to count is fine, but teaching them what counts is best.” – Bob Talbert Goal: Encourage students to choose a cause and create digital posters, infographics, or videos to raise funds or awareness about this cause. This goal comes from Maria Theologidou from Greece. […]

Thanksgiving Ideas and Resources to Gobble Up!

“Thanksgiving, after all, is a word of action.” – W.J. Cameron Thanksgiving is an important event that teaches us about collaboration and acceptance between two vastly different cultures and this is definitely an important history our students can benefit from. Thanksgiving provides us the opportunity to teach students about what it means to be a […]

Goal: Make It About the Relationships

Welcome to Cycle 7 of The 30 Goals Challenge: Make it Meaningful! “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.” […]

Goal: Reflect on your time back to school

Welcome to Cycle 7 of The 30 Goals Challenge: Make it Meaningful! “To teach is to learn twice over.” – Joseph Joubert Goal: Reflect on your time back to school. What have your new group of learners taught you? What have been your successes? What challenges are you still facing and trying to find solutions. Write a blog post and write […]

Goal: Introduce Pop Culture into the Curriculum

Welcome to Cycle 7 of The 30 Goals Challenge: Make it Meaningful! “It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.” – Albert Einstein Goal: Engage your students with pop culture appropriate for their ages. Teach a lesson with a song or share an example or anecdote from a famous […]