You have the opportunity to travel back in time, but you can only observe and cannot interact with anyone or anything. Do you choose to go back to witness a historical event or to see the future?
- Go back to witness a historical event
- Travel to the future
Did you know?
Setting goals can help reduce anxiety and increase confidence. Research shows that setting realistic goals helps to increase performance in students. When you set goals, your brain releases dopamine which helps increase motivation and drive.
Why is it important to set goals?
- To increase motivation
- To provide direction and focus
- To track progress
Commitment: Being committed to achieving your goals means that you are determined to do whatever it takes to succeed, even when it gets tough.
Accountability: Being accountable to yourself and others means that you take responsibility for your actions and results. When you are accountable, you can measure how close you are to achieving your goals.
Break big goals into smaller, achievable steps.
What are some key factors to consider when setting goals and how can they help you achieve success?
Setting Goals: A Guide for 6th Graders
Set SMART goals:
What is a SMART goal?
- A goal that is specific, measurable, attainable, relevant, and time-bound
- A goal that is simple, meaningful, actionable, realistic, and tracked
- A goal that is strategic, motivating, ambitious, realistic and tangible
SMART Goal Parts
Specific: Goals should clearly identify what is to be achieved, who is involved, where it is to happen and when it should be completed.
Measurable: Goals should include quantifiable measurements so that progress can be tracked and success determined.
Attainable: Goals should be achievable, but also challenging enough to be engaging and rewarding.
SMART Goal Parts
Relevant: Goals should be meaningful and personal to you!
Time-Bound: A SMART goal should include a timeframe for completion.
How can you make your goals more achievable?
- Break them into smaller tasks or milestones
- Set unrealistic deadlines
- Keep them secret from others
Work together in pairs: What strategies can you use to make sure you stay on track with your goals?
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Can you create a specific, measurable, attainable, relevant, and time-bound (SMART) goal for improving your organization skills?
Brain break: Draw a banana wearing headphones and singing karaoke