Monday, January 3, 2011

Better World Blogshare

My first blogshare may not have resulted in a huge quantity of posts, but the quality cannot be beat! A huge thank you to Witkowski Family Happenings and Teaching Ain't For Heros for your participation!

 Happy New Year

In her post, Chrissi resolves to 'pay it forward' in 2011 by signing up as a Literacy Volunteer at her local library, involving her whole family in donating time at a local homeless shelter, and living by the motto "faith, hope, love".

I was especially moved by her desire to work with native Spanish speakers who wish to improve their English and adults seeking a GED, as well as her comittment to leading by example by involving her children in helping the homeless in their area.

A Teacher's Resolution

In this post, 'A Kentucky Teacher' commits to enriching and improving her students' educational experience by using diagnostic assessments. She discusses the importance of going beyond merely presenting information by determining the existing knowledge base and including fun along with learning.

Given that the children really are our future (Cue Whitney Houston Music!), her better world resolution stands to make a huge and lasting impact!

Since there were two prize awards promised, and two posts written specifically for this blogshare, both of these bloggers get to choose a charity or cause to which I will make a $10 donation. I will be contacting you both to find out where to send your prize! :)

If you missed it, here is my own Better World Resolutions post.

Additionally, two bloggers linked up their existing New Year's Resolution Posts:

By Word of Mouth's 2011 and What Makes it A Happy New Year


Teacher.Mom.Crazy Lady's Just Do It

Last but not least, thank you to everyone who commented in support of the idea! I plan to host another blogshare in the next few weeks related to the topic of feminism, so get your thinking caps on for that one and stay tuned for more details!


Special Section for the better late than never crowd! ;)

The Better World Resolution Blogshare...better late than never?
Tish writes about continuing and increasing her family's fundraising work from 2010, canning her own veggies and sauces, (which she reminded me that I need to get on board with this year too!) and volunteering her family's time and efforts with a local non-profit that provides outreach and recreational opportunities to people of all ages.

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  1. Thank you so much! And here I thought my post was boring and too teacher-y! I'll have to sit and think about which charity I want to donate too.

    Thank you again! This was fun. :)

  2. Congrats!!!

    Hey I was chosen to receive the Stylish blogger award and I got to pick bloggers I thought deserved the award as well and you were one of my choices

    Check it out here

    PS: I am so late with my post for this challenge and I REALLY wanted to paticipate...I will do it the post" if you'll still accept it lol. I think it's a fabulous idea!!


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