IndieGoGo Go!

My students’ IndieGoGo campaign has gone live!
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My students’ IndieGoGo campaign has gone live!

If you haven’t heard, my students’ IndieGoGo campaign has gone live! We are both excited and nervous. It seems we’ve become a test case for the education community. I’ve received a lot of e-mails from teachers who say they are watching and waiting to see how our IndieGoGo campaign goes. If we are successful, it seems many teachers would like to do something similar for their own classroom. If we fail, I suppose we fail alone.

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No matter what, I’m happy with my students’ efforts and stick-to-itiveness. There were many opportunities to tap out, but they did not take them. There were many opportunities to give up, but they kept going. They could have thrown in the towel, but they decided to fight. I’m proud of them.

If you would like to donate to our campaign, that would be awesome. If not, sharing our campaign would be awesome too. Either way, this social experiment has been one of my proudest moments.

Thank you!

cross-posted at Teched Up Teacher

Chris Aviles teaches English at Barnegat High School in New Jersey. He presents on education topics including gamification, technology integration, BYOD, blended learning, and the flipped classroom. Read more at Teched Up Teacher.



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I’m Fired Up

I have a new job now. Next week, I begin my tenure as an Edtech Coach at my new K-8 district, one of the best in the state, where I’m going to fireup 10x more students and now have the privilege to fireup a hundred+ talented teachers.