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 Us to Your School

Welcome to Cycle 7 of The 30 Goals Challenge: Make it Meaningful! “Teachers have three loves: love of learning, love of learners, and the love of bringing the first two loves together.” – Scott Hayden Goal:  Create a video, digital flyer, or digital poster showcasing your school. Hayfa Majdoub, a teacher in Tunisia, suggested this goal. Check out […]

Lesson Planning Survival Tips! 40+ Resources

I cannot teach anybody anything, I can only make them think. – Socrates Within the garden of learning is the students’ gained knowledge put into use. The way we design our lessons and activities determine how successful our learners will be in grasping new knowledge. We also have to ensure students pass tests and achieve learning […]

Pump Students Up with Digital Icebreakers

“You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation.” by Plato Included in the Digital Ideas Advent Calendar with a new idea each day! Throughout my teaching years, I’ve struggled with getting my students or trainees to readily participate. Learners are shy about exposing themselves to peers, especially […]

Surviving the 1st Month of School: 10+ Tips & Resources

Get your copy of The 30 Goals Challenge, Learning to Go, or Hacking Digital Learning. Ask me about training your teachers, ShellyTerrell@gmail.com! I have been teaching since 1994 in Texas, Germany, Greece, and many other places worldwide. This means I’ve often met new learners of various ages (from 2 to 80 years-old) in various classroom settings and […]