We’re in the business of growth as educators. But the act of actually setting tangible goals can be intimidating for us all. Why not start by investigating with your class what it means to set goals to get the dialogue going?
Resource #1: What’s Stopping You From Achieving Your Goals by Soul Pancake
Resource #2: One Little Word by Ali Edwards
Resource #3: Kids Health Facts on Setting Goals
Resource #4: Kobi Yamada & Mae Besom’s books (these are wonderful provocations to help students consider growth and progress through problems and ideas).
- What is a goal?
- Why do people set goals?
- What are the different perspectives on setting goals?
- What is our responsibility to grow?
- How does an individual’s goal-setting impact their life? Their community?
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One Reply to “Inquiry Into Goal-Making”
Great resources for goal setting, Mary. They are useful for personal and professional development, as well as for use with students.