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The Goal Minded Teacher: Challenges to Transform Student Learning (1st edition) MOOC-INTEF

#EduGoalsMooc - Accomplishing goals to transform teaching and the learning experience in the classroom.

General description

The EDU Goals MOOC helps you to become a goal-minded teacher who sets small achievable goals throughout your teaching year and teaching career. Each unit motivates you to accomplish a goal to enhance learning in your classroom. This course will give you the opportunity of sharing your accomplishments with peers worldwide on our Facebook group and on Twitter using the hashtag #EduGoalsMooc.

The 30 Goals Challenge for Teachers is the inspiration behind this MOOC. Over 10,000 teachers have joined The 30 Goals Challenge for Teachers since 2010. After you complete this MOOC, you will be able to receive support from teachers worldwide who are also goal-minded on Twitter, Facebook, and other social networks. Find out more about The 30 Goals Challenge communities by visiting the links below:

The 30 Goals Website - 30Goals.com

The 30 Goals Facebook Group - Facebook.com/groups/30goals

The 30 Goals on Twitter - @30GoalsEdu Hashtag: #30GoalsEDU

The 30 Goals Book- Terrell, S. S. (2014, November). The 30 goals challenge for teachers: Small steps to transform your teaching (1st ed.). New York: Routledge.

Insigina Digital

At the end of the activities, you will be able to gain a digital badge stored in the INTEF Open Badge Backpack that is awarded as recognition for the learning throughout the MOOC. The estimated workload is only indicative, training hours not being certified. It is expected that the main motivation for participation in the MOOC is personal learning, professional development and collaboration with other teachers.

Objectives

After completing the activities in the MOOC "The Goal Minded Teacher: Challenges to Transform Student Learning" you will have:

  • Established a routine of setting small achievable instructional goals.

  • Explored digital pedagogy to help you integrate technology effectively.

  • Transformed assignments into meaningful learning missions.

  • Designed a digital badge to motivate learners.

  • Created a teacher survival kit to help you manage your classroom more confidently.

  • Created digital content to build partnerships with parents.

  • Planned a global collaboration project.

  • Used web tools and apps to collaborate with peers in designing instructional materials and lessons.  

An you will also have:

  • used web tools, apps, and social media to communicate, share, and learn from colleagues worldwide and to transform your instructional practice.

Digital Competence for teachers

This MOOC contributes to the development and improvement of the Teachers’ Digital Competence in all areas, especially focusing on Area 1 "Information and data literacy", Area 2 "Communication and collaboration", Area 3 “Digital content creation” and Area 5 "Problem solving" of the Common Digital Competence Framework for Teachers.

The successful completion of the activities in the course will help you reach the following competence levels:

  • B1 of competence 1.1. Browsing, searching and filtering data, information and digital content, working on the following descriptor: "I surf the internet and share educational resources as well as relevant information with other teachers".

  • B1 of competence 1.2. Evaluating data, information and digital content, working on the following descriptor: "I maintain a critical attitude towards the information and educational resources on the internet before putting them into practice".

  • B2 of competence 2.1. Interacting through digital technologies, working on the following descriptor: "I select the communication tool or application most appropiate according to my recipients (be those students, teachers, families, administration, etc.)".

  • B1 of competence 2.2. Sharing information and digital content, working on the following descriptors: "I collaborate via the internet with a large number of colleagues, forming a personal learning network (PLN)".

  • C2 of competence 2.4. Collaborating through digital technologies, working on the following descriptor: "I search, try and experiment nex applications or collaborative work resources that have potential for my teaching or for the collaboration with other members of the education community".

  • B2 of competence 2.6. Managing digital identity, working on the following descriptor: "I often take care of the image I project online and I encourage my colleagues and my students to do the same".

  • C1 of competence 3.2. Integrating and re-elaborating digital content, working on the following descriptor: "I participate, in the collaborative creation of digital educational resources with other teachers for the students".

  • C1 of competence 5.3. Innovation and use of digital technologies creatively working on the following descriptor: "I know the processes for creating digital contents in a collaborative way with my colleagues through virtual environments".

MOOC Author

Autor

Shelly Sanchez Terrell is an international speaker, elearning specialist, adjunct professor, and the author of three books, which help teachers integrate technology effectively. She has been recognized as a leader in the movement of teacher driven professional development as the founder and organizer of various online conferences, Twitter chats, MOOCs, and webinars. She was named Woman of the Year by Star Jone’s National Association of Professional Women, awarded a Bammy Award as a founder of #Edchat, and named as one of the 10 Most Influential People in EdTech by Tech & Learning. Her most rewarding role is being the proud mother of Savannah and Rosco the pug. Connect with her on Twitter at @ShellTerrell.

Dynamization Team

Coordinator


Autor

Shelly Sanchez Terrell is an international speaker, elearning specialist, adjunct professor, and the author of three books, which help teachers integrate technology effectively. She has been recognized as a leader in the movement of teacher driven professional development as the founder and organizer of various online conferences, Twitter chats, MOOCs, and webinars. She was named Woman of the Year by Star Jone’s National Association of Professional Women, awarded a Bammy Award as a founder of #Edchat, and named as one of the 10 Most Influential People in EdTech by Tech & Learning. Her most rewarding role is being the proud mother of Savannah and Rosco the pug. Connect with her on Twitter at @ShellTerrell.


Facilitation and Content Curation


Dinamizador

Fabiana Casella is a passionate EFL teacher, an Education and ICT Specialist, Microsoft Certified Innovative Educator Expert, Trainer and Guest Speaker from Argentina. Since 1989, Fabiana has been teaching Secondary school, tutoring children and adults at language schools. She taught ESL and Spanish High School and Middle School in the United States, where she was awarded the Cultural Exchange Ambassador Diploma by Visiting International Faculty, based in North Carolina. Being a Cultural Exchange educator, getting involved in Social Media Education sites, applying tech tools in her classes, staying in touch and participating in projects with educators around the world, blogging and presenting online has had a tremendous impact on her teaching life. Connect with her on Twitter at @FabLCasellaEdu.


Dinamizador

Kelly Jake Duncan is an ESL teacher at Splendora ISD and an outspoken advocate for student voice. He enjoys speaking and sharing resources about effective instructional strategies for english language learners, bilingual and esl education, and integrating technology in the classroom. He is also a proud father and coffee drinker. Connect with him on Twitter at @JKDNCN.

Target audience

This MOOC is aimed at working teachers, perspective teachers, librarians, and teacher trainers who want to learn to integrate technology effectively, make learning meaningful for students (specifically children, adolescents and teens), and take ownership of their own professional development. This MOOC is also open to anyone interested in this topic.

Recommended Requirements

To participate in this MOOC it is only necessary to have an Internet connection that allows you to watch videos, since much of the content that we offer is in this format. Some skill in using digital environments is necessary in order to conduct activities that facilitate reflection, debate and peer collaboration.

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  1. Código del curso

    EduGoalsMOOC
  2. Inicio de las clases

    13 Feb, 2018
  3. Fin de las clases

    23 Mar, 2018
  4. Esfuerzo estimado

    4 hours per week
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