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Goal: Inspire Them to Inspire

Goal: Inspire Them to Inspire

Welcome to Cycle 6 of The 30 Goals Challenge: Inspire Forward!

“Teaching kids to count is fine, but teaching them what counts is best.” – Bob Talbert

Our newest goal for 2015 is from Maria Theologidou from Greece!

Goal: Inspire them to inspire
To complete this goal: Get your students to choose a cause and create digital posters, infographics, or videos to raise funds or awareness. Below is Maria’s Buncee of the goal and a short video explaining her inspiration. Feel free to share your students’ creations on our 30 Goals Facebook Group or tweet it with the hashtag #30GoalsEdu!

New to The 30 Goals Challenge? Each year, teachers worldwide aim to accomplish 1 to 30 goals that transform their teaching. Join the movement by accomplishing any goal from any of the cycles then letting us know through a blog reflection or status update on our Facebook community or on Twitter, @30GoalsEdu . At our official site,, find all the goals, participant reflections, badges, and get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers: Small Steps to Transform Your Classroom (opens in new tab)workbook. Click here to discover all the 2015 goals!

Bio-Maria Theologidouhas been working as an EFL teacher and translator since 2004. She graduated from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in 2005 and also holds an MA in Audiovisual Translation from the University of Surrey. She’s interested in promoting creativity and fostering critical thinking in the classroom and has presented workshops in TESOL seminars in Thessaloniki and Athens, Greece.

All 2015 Goals

30 Goals Cycle 6

1 Goal: Support a Movement

To accomplish this goal, post about the movements you are participating in and invite others in your network to join.

2 Goal: Be Someone’s Champion

To accomplish this goal, support a colleague’s idea, vision, or ambition.

3 Goal: Send Them on Learning Missions

To accomplish this goal, transform an activity or task into a mission.

4 Goal: Go on an Epic Selfie Adventure

To accomplish this goal, take a series of selfies that show your memorable experience.

5 Goal: Build Your Teacher Survival Kit

Create a graphic or take a picture of your survival kit and share it on our 30 Goals Facebook Group or tweet it to @30GoalsEDU!

6 Goal: Inspire Them to Inspire by Maria Theologidou

Get your students to choose a cause and create digital posters, infographics, or videos to raise funds or awareness! By Maria Theologidou, Greece!

7 Goal: Give Yourself a Pep Talk

On a Post-It note or memo pad write down positive statements to tell yourself when those negative thoughts come. Get students to do it!

8 Goal: Introduce Us to Your School by Hayfa Majdoub

Create a video or digital poster introducing us to your school! Goal by Hayfa Majdoub, Tunisia

9 Goal: Share Your Edtech Success Story by Sylvia Guinan

Blog about your edtech success!

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