for students to set weekly goals

weekly reflections. have students fill out on Monday, put in communication folders for parents to sign

Free & Editable Version - Getting to know your students through Facebook Emerald City: Back to School

End in Mind--Hopes and Dreams

Taking a Zero: Reinforcing student responsibility and giving them ownership in the process of improving their work habits.This idea is great for the classroom and makes students realize how important homework is. Requiring students to fill this out may encourage them to complete homework on time.

Cut a file folder into strips. The shorter the attention span, the smaller you will cut the strips. I cut this one into 3 parts. Students open 1 flap at a time and always begin at the top and work their way down. Students complete the work that they can see when a flap is open. This is brilliant!

back to school ideas (also: "how do you like to learn?" printable student survey)

Getting to know students

Student goal planning sheet. Would maybe even be good as a "time-out" activity to have the student reflect.

Have those older students set goals. Daily -- weekly or long range goals and develop a plan to reach them.

Instead of I don't know...

SMART goal setting.

I have a friend or two that this applies to.

Help Me Get To Know YOU! Worksheet...this may come in handy! Dotsnspots

15 Lesson Plans For Making Students Better Online Researchers

A great BEHAVIOR RECORDING FORM for those students who need just a bit more DOCUMENTING!

Top 10 Things To know about me - great beginning of the year activity!

Pinner said: I have half of these cards up in my class and my kids love choosing their goal each day and I have noticed a huge difference in the way they are during the day. They really like reaching their goals, and it's helping teach them to manage themselves in a different way. LOVE THESE SO MUCH!!

have students write something nice about each of their classmates at the end of the year and put it into wordle

Great idea for tracking behavior on a weekly basis and then referring back when grading or having to contact parents.

Self reflection is a crucial skill.