Setting Goals with your Kids
There’s nothing quite like the satisfaction of reaching a goal...
Goals are valuable in all sorts of ways and some golden life skills are on offer when we encourage our kids to join in the goal-setting conversation.
Help your kids understand that a goal is an end result you are prepared to work towards – something that is specific and measurable. Your kids might come up with a goal like “Staying focused in class and not getting distracted.” This a noble idea, but a bit vague when it comes to measurable results...The good ideas are great for building on though – the focus goal could be reframed to something like:
“My goal is to stay focused in class so I can move up three levels in spelling this term and learn my times tables up to 10.”
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