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Friday, October 23, 2020
Weekly Photo Challenge

Weekly Photo Challenge- Week 24- Half Full

This Week’s Theme- Half Full

This week, we are inviting you to consider the glass half-full, as it were. Education is full of challenges and rewards, and often a single day can produce multiple feelings of joy and of frustration. We find that what keeps bringing great educators back to the grindstone is often their ability to see the world with optimism and to recognize the opportunities that difficult situations present. We know you see the diamonds in the rough, the hidden possibilities in everyday objects, and the powerful learning opportunities that come through failure. That’s what we hope you will share with us this week. Send us pictures of the beauty that others might miss. Send us photos of the silver linings and golden opportunities that cross your path each day. Show us the ways that you see your glass as half-full and help us tell the #EVSCstory.

NOTE: You absolutely DO NOT have to match the theme to share a picture with us. Feel free to share any photo that helps us tell the #EVSCstory at ANY time.

HALFFULL3This photo was edited with two great web tools, BeFunky and Pixlr Express. You can learn more about BeFunky at this link, and you can learn more about Pixlr at this link.

How to Share Your Photos

There are four ways that you can share the photos that you take with us:

  1. You can share via Instagram- Simply post your Instagram photos using the hashtag #EVSCstory. Feel free to add other hashtags as well to indicate the theme (e.g. #HalfFull), or add more information to the caption to help tell the story.
  2. You can share via Twitter- Post your photos to Twitter using the hashtag #EVSCstory. Again, we invite you to add other hashtags, including some of our EVSC hashtags like #evscchat.You can also include our Twitter handle (@evscicats) to ensure we see your pictures as soon as you post.
  3. You can share via Facebook- Visit our ICATS Facebook page, click the Message button in the upper-right corner, and in the text of the message give us your name, school, and the theme for the week. Be sure to attach the photo by clicking the Add Files button. While you are there, we’d love it if you liked our page :) OR, simply share your image on your own Facebook feed, and include the #EVSCstory hashtag.
  4. You can share via Google Drive- If social media isn’t your thing, feel free to share your photos directly with us through Google Drive. Use this link to access our shared folder. You will need to then click the blue Open in Drive button. Then drag your photo into the window, or click the red upload arrow in the upper-left to search for your photo and click Open. It would help us if you would name your photo with the week’s theme and your name and school.

How to Check Out the Photos

After each week’s challenge, we will post a link to the archive of the week’s photos here. Follow the link, and enjoy the story that unfolds!

Final Thoughts

We look forward to continuing to tell our story with you!  To date we have collected more than 800 fantastic photos, and we can’t wait to add this week’s batch to the mix! We would love to have your help in growing this project. Please consider sharing the project with your colleagues. Also, we hope you will feel free to continue to tell your part of the #EVSCstory at any time, simply by sharing the great photos that you take as you go about your day.


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