Build Relationships Throughout the Year With These Awesome Icebreakers! Free Template!

“Unity is strength… when there is teamwork and collaboration, wonderful things can be achieved.”- Mattie Stepanek Relationships are the most important factor in your effectiveness as a teacher and your student’s success! Knowing students and them confiding in us and working with us and their peers helps us figure out their interests, strengths, insecurities, struggles, […]

Effective Technology Integration: 15+ #EduGoalsMOOC Chat Resources

Today, The Goal-Minded Teacher (#EduGoalsMOOC) free open online course Twitter chat took place about the topic, Effective Technology Integration. We were inspired by two incredible edtech gurus who were our guest experts for the chat, Steve Wheeler (@SteveWheeler) and Larry Ferlazzo (@LarryFerlazzo). We also had many teachers who are edtech gurus in their own right from […]

12+ Missions Covering Various K12 Content for Meaningful Learning

Technology is a huge part of our students’ lives. Students all over the world have access to knowledge, resources, and experts to help them learn in rich ways and accomplish great things. The Internet and social media provide learners with a worldwide audience in which to share their ideas, passions, innovations, thoughts, and brilliance. The […]

We Have to Make Sure No Student Feels Alone

“Great classrooms are characterized by positive, open relationships, mutual respect, and a shared responsibility for the learning process.”- Robert John Meehan School tragedies occur way too often nowadays. Often we find the students at the center of these tragedies didn’t feel they fit in. I know a bigger issue lies in dealing with mental health, […]

Goal: Make It About the Relationships

Welcome to Cycle 7 of The 30 Goals Challenge: Make it Meaningful! “One looks back with appreciation to the brilliant teachers, but with gratitude to those who touched our human feelings. The curriculum is so much necessary raw material, but warmth is the vital element for the growing plant and for the soul of the child.” […]

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 […]

Create a Community with Digital Icebreakers

Get your copy of The 30 Goals Challenge, Learning to Go, or Hacking Digital Learning. Ask me about training your teachers, ShellyTerrell@gmail.com! “Coming together is a beginning, staying together is progress, and working together is success.” ~ Henry Ford It’s important that we treat our role as a teacher, purposefully. We make an incredible impact on the […]