Student Goal-Setting and Motivation with Digital Vision Boards

At the beginning of the school year we can get students focused on setting and accomplishing learning goals and personal goals by getting them to create digital vision boards. Vision boards are basically collages of inspirational people, quotes, and visuals representing personal goals. Extremely successful people swear by them. In fact, this was an idea […]

Let's Hang! Collaborative Learning with Hangouts!

“Videos provide greater engagement than text or images for the simple reason that it combines audio, video and text.”- Amit Garg With Hangouts and Hangouts on Air (known as YouTube Live) you and your  students can collaborate through live video learning sessions and chat. Currently, Hangouts allows up to 150 people in a group chat and 25 can video chat! With […]

9 Web Tools and a Template For Learners to Establish Goals with Vision Boards

“Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.” – Japanese Proverb Setting goals keeps you focused and ties learning to a real-world purpose and mission. Accomplishing goals isn’t such an easy task for everyone, especially students. One of the goals in my book, The 30 Goals Challenge for Educators: Small Steps to […]