Technology is a huge part of our students’ lives. Students all over the world have access to knowledge, resources, and experts to help them learn in rich ways and accomplish great things. The Internet and social media provide learners with a worldwide audience in which to share their ideas, passions, innovations, thoughts, and brilliance. The […]
Category: 30 Goals
In this series, you will find 30 goals to accomplish for the year and news related to the book, The 30 Goals for Teachers: Small Steps to Transform Your Teaching, by Shelly Sanchez Terrell.
Making Learning Meaningful with Badges and Missions
Today, we hosted the first Twitter chat of The Goal-Minded Teacher: Challenges to Transform Student Learning (#EduGoalsMOOC) free open online course with guest experts Dr. Will Deyamport (@IamDrWill) and Noah Geisel (@SenorG). Below is the archive of the Twitter chat with our participants and experts sharing tips and resources about student motivation with digital badges and […]
Tips for Teacher Motivation, Goal-Setting, and PLNs!
Today, the first live event of The Goal-Minded Teacher: Challenges to Transform Student Learning (#EduGoalsMOOC) free open online course took place. Below is the YouTube recording and the Twitter chat of our panelists sharing tips about teacher motivation, balance, and goal-setting. Our esteemed panelists who are educators in the US, Greece, and Portugal, include Lisa Dabbs (@TeachWithSoul), Theodora […]
The 30 Goals Challenge EduMovement: Make it Meaningful
Welcome to Cycle 7 of The 30 Goals Challenge: Make it Meaningful! Each year, teachers come together from around the world to accomplish 1 to 30 goals to transform the learning in their classrooms in a movement known as The 30 Goals Challenge for Teachers. Below is a clickable graphic of the 30 goals we are currently aiming […]
Goal: How has blogging transformed your teaching?
Welcome to Cycle 7 of The 30 Goals Challenge: Make it Meaningful! “The first thing you need to decide when you build your blog is what you want to accomplish with it, and what it can do if successful.” – Ron Dawson Goal: Write a post or create a presentation or graphic explaining how blogging has helped […]
Goal: Explore a Past Reflection
Welcome to Cycle 7 of The 30 Goals Challenge: Make it Meaningful! “Sometimes, you have to look back in order to understand the things that lie ahead.” – Yvonne Woon Goal: Explore past reflections and reflect on what they reveal about your growth, ideologies, and beliefs about teaching and learning. Accomplish this goal: Look at past blog posts, journal entries, […]
Goal: Learners Share Advice for Next Year's Students
Welcome to Cycle 7 of The 30 Goals Challenge: Make it Meaningful! “The expert at anything was once a beginner.” – Helen Hayes Goal: Get students to share advice for being successful in your class, class subject, or grade level. Accomplish this goal: Ask your learners to come up with advice for being successful in your class, the grade […]
Goal: Seek Feedback from Your Learners
Welcome to Cycle 7 of The 30 Goals Challenge: Make it Meaningful! “It seems that teachers and students can be blithely, blissfully unaware that they have different interpretations for the things being said in class. Sooner or later though, they experience a rude shock.” – Easley and Zwoyer (1975) Goal: Seek feedback from your learners about how […]
Goal: Let Students Know You Care in a Letter
Welcome to Cycle 7 of The 30 Goals Challenge: Make it Meaningful! “Teachers affect eternity; no one can tell where their influence stops.” – Henry Brooks Adams Goal: Write a heartfelt letter addressed to your students letting them how much they impacted you this year or write a reference letter for students for their future teachers to read. […]
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 […]