Motivate Learners This Holiday Season with a Digital Calendar

Motivate Learners This Holiday Season with a Digital Calendar

“As we work to create light for others, we naturally light our own way.” – Mary Anne Radmacher

December is right around the corner and one way to celebrate the holidays with your students is by creating a digital calendar of activities. You can create an advent calendar full of cool web tool projects, a calendar of kind acts, a calendar to motivate students to keep learning during the break, a calendar introducing students to different traditions and cultures around the world, or a calendar of writing prompts. Below find a digital calendar with an example of the ideas above for each week and a template to create your own December Digital Calendar using Google Docs and Thinglink.

Create a Digital Calendar

To create your own interactive digital calendar:

  1. Go to my Google Calendar Template and make a copy. Add an image to the header.
  2. Take a screenshot of the calendar so it is a jpg or png image.
  3. Upload this image to ThingLink.
  4. Add links, prompts, challenges, missions, or apps to explore.

Challenge: Create your own digital calendar to inspire students to explore your topic in meaningful ways.

cross posted at teacherrebootcamp.com

Shelly Terrell is an education consultant, technology trainer, and author. Read more at teacherrebootcamp.com.