Goal: Have a Conversation with Your Leadership

Welcome to Cycle 7 of The 30 Goals Challenge: Make it Meaningful! “Failure is simply an opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.” – Henry Ford Goal: Have a conversation with your leadership about implementing an idea or making a change to the school environment. Many of us have innovative ideas to improve our classrooms or […]

Goal: Share Your Failure Story

Welcome to Cycle 7 of The 30 Goals Challenge: Make it Meaningful! “Failure is simply an opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.” – Henry Ford Goal: Share your failure story with another teacher, a new teacher or share your failure story in a blog post. Some of the most rewarding reflections from 30 Goals’ teachers […]

Goal: Revamp a Lesson

Welcome to Cycle 7 of The 30 Goals Challenge: Make it Meaningful! “If we teach today’s students as we taught yesterday’s, we rob them of tomorrow.” – John Dewey Goal: Improve a lesson plan or activity to create a meaningful learning experience for your students. This can be a previous lesson you feel students have struggled with in the past or […]

Join the EduGoals Challenge

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 15 goals we are currently […]

Goal: Set the Stage for Innovation

Welcome to Cycle 7 of The 30 Goals Challenge: Make it Meaningful! “Keep in mind that imagination is at the heart of all innovation. Crush or constrain it and the fun will vanish.” – Albert-László Barabási Goal: Set the stage for innovation this year with your learners by implementing a program or creating the environment for innovation. […]

Goal: Design a Badge

Welcome to Cycle 7 of The 30 Goals Challenge: Make it Meaningful! “Celebrate what you want to see more of.” – Thomas J. Peters Goal: Design a badge for your students or another colleague. Get your copy of The 30 Goals Challenge for Teachers or Learning to Go!​ Accomplish this goal: For the past 4 years, I integrated […]

Goal: Set Aside Time for Yourself

Welcome to Cycle 7 of The 30 Goals Challenge: Make it Meaningful! “A field that has rested gives a beautiful crop.” – Ovid Goal: For 1 week, dedicate at least 30 minutes a day to rest and relaxation. Accomplish this goal: Part of avoiding burnout is dedicating time to ourselves unrelated to teaching. I’ve struggled with this […]

Goal: Interview a Colleague

Welcome to Cycle 7 of The 30 Goals Challenge: Make it Meaningful! Goal: Interview a teacher or learner from another country. Accomplish this goal: Conduct a video, audio, or written interview with a colleague from another country to gain perspective on an issue. Take this further by publishing your interview. Get your copy of The 30 Goals Challenge for […]

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, […]