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 […]

What Will You Learn this Summer? 26 Professional Development Resources

Part of the Cool Sites series Photo adapted from Flickr by kevindooley licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic. Summer has officially started for many of you! I know that you will probably be relaxing for the first few days, but eventually you may feel the need to be inspired and motivated for the upcoming […]

Goal 13: Help Them Reflect on Their Failures #30Goals

Goal 13 of The 30 Goals Challenge 2011 Goal Short-term– Have students write a reflection about what they feel they fail at and what they learn from failing and how it impacts them. Long-term– Find ways to allow room for failure in your classroom and have students reflect on it. Quote “Don’t look where you […]

Goal 1: Be a Beam #30Goals

Goal 1 of The 30 Goals Challenge 2011 Goal Short-term– Offer a student or other educator you see struggling support. It could be a colleague who is stressed or a student struggling with another subject. Who in your life needs your support? Long-term– In what ways can we help students learn to support each other […]

News, Review, & A 2010 View!

Wow! It’s 2011! 2010 rushed by so fast. Sorry for not posting in 18 days but quite a lot is taking place and I have been trying desperately to catch up! Usually, I do an update of each month but since it’s the New Year I’ve decided to also update you about the year and […]

What You May Have Missed in November…

Perhaps you have been busy organizing your classes or preparing for the end of the semester! If so, you may have missed some of the tips, resources, and tools shared on Teacher Reboot Camp. What you might have missed… Your favorite posts this month based on comments and overall traffic: Educators as Collaborators: 25+ Resources– […]