How to use Goal setting to 10x achievement

Even though the goals may be SMART, if students don’t perceive them as meaningful or valued, their engagement with goal attainment progress will diminish (Wigfield & Eccles, 1992). One way to achieve meaningful goal setting is to relate the assignments and topics to students’ beliefs and values.
— Turkay, S. (2014). Setting Goals: Who, Why, How?.

Harvard compiled data showing that specific types of goal setting - in particular goals that seen as achievable and that align with beliefs and values - create a measurable improvement in performance.

View the research on goal setting here.





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