The Power of a Goal-Minded Teacher

There are moments, days, and even years when teaching overwhelms us. We have a grand mission to transform the world even if currently society, nor policy takes great care of its teachers. At the beginning of civilization, teachers were revered. Cicero once said, “What greater gift can we offer the republic than to teach and […]

Goal: From the Heart to the Mind

Welcome to Cycle 6 of The 30 Goals Challenge: Inspire Forward!  “Emotion helps us screen, organize and prioritize the information that bombards us. It influences what information we find salient, relevant, convincing or memorable.” – Bandes & Salerno Our newest goal for 2015 is from Larissa Albano from Italy! Goal: From the heart to the mind: Teach […]

The Goal-Oriented Teacher Challenge

Welcome to Cycle 6 of The 30 Goals Challenge: Inspire Forward!  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 an infographic of the current 30 goals we are aiming to […]

Goal: Test the Power of Hashtags

Welcome to Cycle 6 of The 30 Goals Challenge: Inspire Forward!  “[The hashtag] it served as a way to carry on a conversation with a diverse audience.”- The Huffington Post Goal: Initiate or support a hashtag movement. Accomplish this goal by creating your own hashtag on social media, getting your students to create their own hashtag movements, or working […]

Goal: Inspire With a Graphic

Welcome to Cycle 6 of The 30 Goals Challenge: Inspire Forward!  “Taking pictures is savoring life intensely, every hundredth of a second.”- Marc Riboud Goal: Inspire with a graphic! Accomplish this goal: Create a quote pic or infographic to inspire others. First, decide on a goal for your students or peers to achieve, such as more movement, play, hands-on learning, developing a […]

Goal: Introduce Us to Your School

Welcome to Cycle 6 of The 30 Goals Challenge: Inspire Forward!  “Teachers have three loves: love of learning, love of learners, and the love of bringing the first two loves together.” – Scott Hayden Our newest goal for 2015 is from Hayfa Majdoub from Tunisia! Goal: Introduce us to your school To complete this goal: Create a video, […]

Goal: Give Yourself a Pep Talk

Welcome to Cycle 6 of The 30 Goals Challenge: Inspire Forward!  Get your copy of Hacking Digital Learning, The 30 Goals Challenge, or Learning to Go. Ask me about training your teachers, ShellyTerrell@gmail.com! “Instead of saying, ‘I have a lot of problems that I am dealing with,’ you should say, ‘I am a very courageous person, and I always find ways […]