Lisa Dabbs

Consultant K - 12

Whittier, CA

Interests: Education policy,...

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Goal 16: Change your environment #30Goals Challenge

This is my son’s former high school Photography teacher, Amber Fox. We are big fans of hers and continue to be friends to this day!

Take 5 min and listen to my reflection on an “environment change” that this wonderful teacher does for her students. Thanks for listening! (Will need to go to my blog to listen to soundcloud podcast)

My son Aaron with his teacher…a bit nervous about all this photo stuff.

Kids new to the Walt Disney Concert Hall grounds…


Big change of environment for this enthusiastic group!

Amazing, change of environment for her!

Awesome exposure to change of food for ALL!

Incredibly delicious change!

And this is why we do it!

If you’d like to read the full blog post of our adventure it’s here~>

Goal: What will you do to change the environment of learning for your students? Will you plan a walking field trip? How will you do it? Share it with a colleague.

Quote: “It takes a lot of courage to release the familiar and seemingly secure, to embrace the new. But there is no real security in what is no longer meaningful. There is more security in the adventurous and exciting, for in movement there is life, and in change there is power.” ~ Alan Cohen

Challenge: 1) Join The Teacher Mentoring Project on The EduPLN. 2) Support new teachers at by responding to their questions and concerns. 3)  Plan a simple walking field trip with your students. If possible have them Blog about how this changed their classroom environment.

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!

Thanks for joining me on The 30 Goals Challenge Journey…

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