Setting Goals

Gain insight and encouragement with a video that details the importance of goal setting and helpful tips to make the most progress. Scholars learn the difference between long-term and short-term goals, answer questions to identify specific goals, and get the inside scoop on how to use the acronym S.M.A.R.T. 

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Instructional Ideas

  • Send the link home for pupils to watch prior to discussing its contents in class
  • Take screen shots and print important scenes to display around the classroom as goal-setting reminders 
  • Accompany the video with a goal-setting notebook in which learners can take notes, answer questions, write their goals, and monitor progress
Classroom Considerations

  • Beware of comments and suggested videos that arise before and after the video plays
  • Queue the video in full screen so that it is ready to play without any distractions  
Pros

  • Provides positive reinforcement for the failures and sacrifices that class members may experience from goal setting  
  • Offers an acronym to remember the video's essential tips 
Cons

  • None