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Why Optimize Is My One Word for 2022 – Easy EdTech Podcast 144

January 4, 2022

In this episode, I dive into why optimize is my one word for 2022 and what I hope it will look like in action throughout the year.  You’ll also hear my personal goals and focus areas, how I plan to use the word optimize to guide me, and how I plan to stick with it throughout the year.

This week’s podcast is titled: Why Optimize Is My One Word for 2022 and I thought that it would be a perfect topic to kick off the year. Now if you’ve followed along with the podcast for a while you can probably guess that I’m recording this in December, since I like to plan ahead and prep content on the blog and podcast ahead of time. So maybe it shouldn’t come as too big of a surprise that my word for 2022 is optimize.

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Choosing One Word

  • First, choose a word for the year.
  • Next, think of what steps you’ll need to take.
  • Then, share your word so others know what you’re working on.
  • Finally, schedule time to make things happen.

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Dr. Monica Burns is a former classroom teacher, Author, Speaker, and Curriculum & EdTech Consultant. Visit her site for more ideas on how to become a tech-savvy teacher.


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