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Teaching Children Confidence Through Goal Setting

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Weekly Goal Board.  Chalk Board Paint so you can use it as a black board or use it to put post-it notes so it's super easy to change around if you don't get to that task as soon as you had hoped.

Weekly Goal Board - Chalk Board Paint so you can use it as a black board or use post-it notes so it's super easy to change around

ON INDIVIDUAL GOALS We also took time on Monday to go over the concept of Big Rocks and set S.M.A.R.T. goals.  Students considered the most important things they want to accomplish this session (their “big rocks” in math and reading) and set S.M.A.R.T. goals (Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, and Timely goals) for these.  During Math Power Hour and D.E.A.R. time this week, they checked in each day with smaller, daily goals to help get them closer to reaching these longer-term…

Take a peak inside the Acton Academy Elementary School studio. Read Weekly Updates, view photo slideshows, enjoy student work in the online Literary Magazine, and more!

Goal Model Recommended Book Lists!

TED summer reading list Rashida Jones, Elizabeth Gilbert, Bill and Melinda Gates and many more share their book recommendations