Learners canusethese photos in projects, digital stories, or other learning projects to provide an authentic voice and to show the learning that is taking place all around them.
Write a post or create a presentation or graphic explaining how blogging has helped you grow as an educator. Share this creation with a teacher who hasn’t yet started blogging.
Have a conversation with your leadership about implementing an idea or making a change to the school environment.
This year get your students to visualizedifficult conceptsor understand a process by teaching with infographics.
When we share our stories of where we feel we made mistakes in classes or with students then we are able to reflecton the issues and think of solutions.
The way we design our lessons and activities determine how successful our learners will be in grasping new knowledge.
Take the challenge and see how even accomplishing one goal makes a difference and gets you motivated as a teacher.
Set the stage for innovation this year with your learners by implementing a program or creating the environment for innovation.
Students can learn aboutsports, current events,STEM, history, geography, and foreign policy while enjoying the Olympics.
When we connect with other educators and developPersonal/ Professional/ Passionate Learning Networks (PLNs), we participate in collective, networked learning.
When others in your group see your patch or pin they know what you’ve achieved and can also feel a kinship with you because they are part of the same community and have the same mission.
Many people ask me how I keep up with the latest technology trends and find so many resources to share on Twitter (@ShellTerrell), my weeklywebinars, or on this blog
Students can experience new cultures, history, and understand the world in better ways with virtual reality, augmented reality, and wearables.
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.
We can guide our learners to communicate and collaborate effectively with their mobile devices by pairing or grouping them to problem-solve and create.
Get your students to create digital gifts that show they appreciate and celebrate their loved ones and friends.
In 2012, I visited the British Library withTerry Freedman. I was astounded by how much interaction I was able to have with the exhibits.