Goal: Inspire Them to Inspire

Welcome to Cycle 6 of The 30 Goals Challenge: Inspire Forward!  “Teaching kids to count is fine, but teaching them what counts is best.” – Bob Talbert Our newest goal for 2015 is from Maria Theologidou from Greece! Goal: Inspire them to inspire To complete this goal: Get your students to choose a cause and create digital […]

Goal: Build Your Teacher Survival Kit

Welcome to Cycle 6 of The 30 Goals Challenge: Inspire Forward!  The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining. – John F. Kennedy When I first began teaching, I remember meeting a veteran teacher who carried a big bag with her everywhere. I forgot what the situation was but I remember her […]

Goal: Enjoy a Zen Moment

Welcome to Cycle 6 of The 30 Goals Challenge: Inspire Forward!  “We cannot hold a torch to light another’s path without brightening our own.” – Ben Sweetland Goal: Enjoy a zen moment. Accomplish this goal: Spend 15 minutes to an hour less on a stressful task, such as grading, doing paperwork, etc. Use that time you saved to relax […]

Goal: Be Someone's Champion

Welcome to Cycle 6 of The 30 Goals Challenge: Inspire Forward! “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 that they can possibly be.” – Rita F. Pierson Each year, teachers worldwide aim to accomplish […]

Goal: Send a Future Message

Goal: Send a Future Message of The 30 Goals Challenge for Educators “What a wonderful thought it is that some of the best days of our lives haven’t happened yet.”~ Anne Frank Short-term goal– Write a future message and have your students write future messages to themselves. Long-term goal– Try to make this a ritual where you […]