Some Goals for the 2012-2013 School Year

The lululemon manifesto

It is almost the start of a new school year. This is one of the best things about being a teacher: that each year you have a new fresh beginning!

Here are some of my goals. Almost all of them I should be able to accomplish. A few of them are somewhat lofty, but important nevertheless.


1)  Learn to effectively use twitter

2) Post on my blog at a minimum of twice each week – find more opportunities to communicate with other teachers through my blog

3) Incorporate my lesson plans directly into my smartboard files

4) Organize my documents folder, including deleting all unnecessary files

5) Read the lululemon manifesto (see above) once a week

6) Use the three act math lessons from Dan Meyer

7) Contribute to and add to the three act math lessons

8) Create a new project based learning module – hopefully dealing with using YouTube videos (just pop culture, etc, rated G) and teasing out mathematical learning from these

9) Learn more about social media in learning

10) Develop an educational app related to math education

11) Add to my flipped classroom videos (personalized, not found on the internet). Have students get involved. Create effective differentiated, organized and effective classroom activities in conjunction with the videos

12) Maintain and improve my wikispace


1) Stay connected with family and friends and tell them often how much I love and appreciate them

2) Write down three things I am grateful for each and every day

3) Plan a trip to Europe

4) Continue my exercise routine, including cardio and weight training

5) Learn how to live alone, yet not lonely

6) Read the lululemon manifesto (see above) once a week

7) Find a new volunteer opportunity

8) Continue with creative writing (comedy)

9) Learn Laughter Yoga

10) Remind myself to Love more and expect less

11) Keep my Pinterest boards organized and useful


About CathyJeremko

I am a New York State Master Teacher and educator with 15+ years of teaching Mathematics. I have a special interest in technology in education. I am searching for the answers to the future of education, with the understanding that the manner of educating people is exponentially changing. A prospect is associated with the words anticipation, expectation, and looking forward. I am a prospector searching and exploring for the natural resources of people and ideas to improve life through education.
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4 Responses to Some Goals for the 2012-2013 School Year

  1. Pingback: Classroom Setup and Goals – MS Sunday Funday | I Speak Math

  2. Wow! I thought you were channeling me for a minute there!

  3. CathyJeremko says:

    Hi Michelle: Thanks for your comment. I will have to start following you, as maybe we can work together on ideas!

  4. I haven’t blogged about teaching much. However, your goals were very close to goals to which I aspire. You are very welcome. Have a wonderful school year!

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