Goal 11:Students need to be Discoverers!…30 Goals Challenge
Goal: Begin to work on ways that you can bring opportunities for your student’s to discover the joy of learning…share it with a colleague.
Quote: “The principle goal of education is to create men (and women) who are capable of doing new things, not simply of repeating what other generations have done – men (and women) who are creative, inventive and discoverers.” ~Jean Piaget
Challenge: 1) Join The Teacher Mentoring Project on The EduPLN. 2) Support new teachers at Edutopia.org by responding to their questions and concerns. 3) What can you carry out in your classroom, right now…to promote discovery?
Did you reflect on this goal? Please leave a comment that you accomplished this goal by either posting your own video reflection on YouTube, using the hashtag #30Goals, posting on the 30 Goals Facebook group, adding a post to the 43 Things web/mobile app, or adding a comment below! Feel free to subscribe to The 30 Goals podcast!
Keep an eye out for the book, The 30 Goals Challenge for Educators, that will be published by Eye on Education in the Fall of 2011!