Goal: Inspire Them to Inspire

Welcome to Cycle 7 of The 30 Goals Challenge: Make it Meaningful! “Teaching kids to count is fine, but teaching them what counts is best.” – Bob Talbert Goal: Encourage students to choose a cause and create digital posters, infographics, or videos to raise funds or awareness about this cause. This goal comes from Maria Theologidou from Greece. […]

Join the EduGoals Challenge

Welcome to Cycle 7 of The 30 Goals Challenge: Make it Meaningful! Each year, teachers come together from around the world to accomplish 1 to 30 goals to transform the learning in their classrooms in a movement known as The 30 Goals Challenge for Teachers. Below is a clickable graphic of the 15 goals we are currently […]

Goal: Design a Badge

Welcome to Cycle 7 of The 30 Goals Challenge: Make it Meaningful! “Celebrate what you want to see more of.” – Thomas J. Peters Goal: Design a badge for your students or another colleague. Get your copy of The 30 Goals Challenge for Teachers or Learning to Go!​ Accomplish this goal: For the past 4 years, I integrated […]

Goal: Set Aside Time for Yourself

Welcome to Cycle 7 of The 30 Goals Challenge: Make it Meaningful! “A field that has rested gives a beautiful crop.” – Ovid Goal: For 1 week, dedicate at least 30 minutes a day to rest and relaxation. Accomplish this goal: Part of avoiding burnout is dedicating time to ourselves unrelated to teaching. I’ve struggled with this […]

Goal: Interview a Colleague

Welcome to Cycle 7 of The 30 Goals Challenge: Make it Meaningful! Goal: Interview a teacher or learner from another country. Accomplish this goal: Conduct a video, audio, or written interview with a colleague from another country to gain perspective on an issue. Take this further by publishing your interview. Get your copy of The 30 Goals Challenge for […]

Goal: From the Heart to the Mind

Welcome to Cycle 6 of The 30 Goals Challenge: Inspire Forward!  “Emotion helps us screen, organize and prioritize the information that bombards us. It influences what information we find salient, relevant, convincing or memorable.” – Bandes & Salerno Our newest goal for 2015 is from Larissa Albano from Italy! Goal: From the heart to the mind: Teach […]

The Goal-Oriented Teacher Challenge

Welcome to Cycle 6 of The 30 Goals Challenge: Inspire Forward!  Each year, teachers come together from around the world to accomplish 1 to 30 goals to transform the learning in their classrooms in a movement known as The 30 Goals Challenge for Teachers. Below is an infographic of the current 30 goals we are aiming to […]

Goal: Test the Power of Hashtags

Welcome to Cycle 6 of The 30 Goals Challenge: Inspire Forward!  “[The hashtag] it served as a way to carry on a conversation with a diverse audience.”- The Huffington Post Goal: Initiate or support a hashtag movement. Accomplish this goal by creating your own hashtag on social media, getting your students to create their own hashtag movements, or working […]

Goal: Inspire With a Graphic

Welcome to Cycle 6 of The 30 Goals Challenge: Inspire Forward!  “Taking pictures is savoring life intensely, every hundredth of a second.”- Marc Riboud Goal: Inspire with a graphic! Accomplish this goal: Create a quote pic or infographic to inspire others. First, decide on a goal for your students or peers to achieve, such as more movement, play, hands-on learning, developing a […]