I work very hard on instilling a growth mindset with my students. If you're new to this way of thinking - check out Carol Dweck on YouTube. This is a checklist for my students to use before turning in their work or completing a project.
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Giving students the opportunity to set their own goals is a powerful tool, A variety of sheets is included for behavior, work completion and academics goals. Differentiate your instruction and Teach Every Child by involving them in setting their own goals for success.
Ring in the New Year by having students reflect on their best moment in 2015 and set personal and academic goals for 2016. This flap book gives students an opportunity to set meaningful SMART goals during the first couple weeks back after the holiday break.