Goal 29: Present Your Ideas #30Goals

Goal 29 of The 30 Goals Challenge 2011 “According to most studies, people’s number one fear is public speaking. Number two is death. This means to the average person, if you go to a funeral, you’re better off in the casket than doing the eulogy.” ~ Jerry Seinfeld “A person can have the greatest idea […]

The Beauty of Sand

Part of the new Presentation tips series Adapted image, Aylam with Big Hand by Hanaan Rosenthal While growing up I hated sand. Sand was just an annoying particle that stuck to everything when I went to the beach, my hair, my feet, my mouth…. One day, my former Pastor told us a story about sand. […]

Sharing Our Voices & Reaching Our Audience

Part of the new Presentation tips series Often, I talk about the importance of voice and sharing. In order to get buy-in from other educators, our administrators, and the general public, we have to show them the impact of our online professional development on our teaching. We need to show them the impact on students. […]

Goal: Step Out of Your Comfort Zone

Part of the 30 Goals, Goal 7 Growing up my father pushed my sisters and me to step out of our comfort zones. Needless to say, I was pretty miserable being forced into doing things I didn’t want to do. For example, when I moved to a new school my freshman year of high school […]