Big, moonshot-sized ideas for changing classrooms and schools

Sometimes, solutions to our biggest problems requires BIG thinking. In this week’s #DitchBook Twitter chat, we gave ourselves permission to talk about our moonshots. (Icons via TheNounProject.com with NounPro account)

In the midst of the chaos of our educator lives, it’s hard to find time to think big.

Lesson plans. Grading. Emails. Meetings.

When do we get the opportunity to dream, to cook up crazy-big ideas that can really change the course of our students’ lives — and our community, or maybe even the world?

How does right now sound?

In a recent #DitchBook Twitter chat, this was our topic: moonshot ideas. What are the big, seemingly crazy things that could change how teaching and learning are done in our schools and beyond?

We gave ourselves permission to be bold. We weren’t sure how we were going to reach these goals yet, but we shared them anyway!

Check out our moonshot ideas below!

What are your moonshot ideas? What big ideas can change education? Please share your ideas in a comment at the end of this post!

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Matt is scheduled to present at the following upcoming events:

 DateEvent / Event DetailsCity / More Info
+ 06/01/2018
MSD of MartinsvilleMartinsville, IN
+ 06/04/2018
Granbury ISDGranbury, TX
+ 06/05/2018
Columbus City SchoolsColumbus OH
+ 06/06/2018
School City of MishawakaMishawaka, IN
+ 06/07/2018
Lafayette eLearning ConferenceLafayette, IN
+ 06/12/2018
2nd Annual Learn, Explore, Adopt and Deliver (LEAD) ConferenceCleveland, OH
+ 06/13/2018
InnEdCoKeystone, CO
  Public Event
+ 06/19/2018
Tyler ISDTyler, TX
+ 06/20/2018
TransformED ConferenceWaco, TX
+ 06/21/2018
Barr-Reeve Jr/Sr High School- Washington Community SchoolsWashington, IN
  Public Event
+ 06/24/2018—06/27/2018
ISTEChicago, IL
  Public Event
+ 07/24/2018
Regional Math & Science ConferenceAmarillo, TX
+ 07/30/2018
Oklahoma City Public School Resource CenterOklahoma City, OK
+ 08/01/2018
Flipgrid Event + Evening Live StreamMinneapolis, MN
+ 08/02/2018
Virginia Beach SchoolsVirginia Beach, VA