The Best Ways to Teach Goal Setting

The Best Ways to Teach Goal Setting Teach Magically
Setting goals and working towards them helps show growth in the classroom. It is also a skill for future learning. So here is the best way that I have found to teach goal setting in the kindergarten classroom, I’m sure you can adjust for your grade level.

Procedures for Goal Setting

1st-Read Goals Setting Books

Start with a  few books about reaching dreams and setting goals! Check out Giraffes Can’t Dance…all about not letting others discourage you from your dreams! Check out 5 Goal Setting Read Alouds.

2nd-Discuss Goals

The students then talked about their goal for kindergarten and filled out a football goal sheet. Yes, watch as they color and get instant information about hand grip and pencil control!
Football Goal Setting Teach Magically



3rd-Display Goals

Place goal sheets where they can be viewed as a reminder or be sure to have them where students can reference them.
Teach Magically Goals for Goal Setting




4th-Keep Track of Goals

Now each time the students meet a goal, they sign the class goal sheet! It keeps the goals visible and in the students’ minds!  It is so cool to see the names added as the weeks progress.
Recording sheet for meeting goals Teach MagicallyThe Best Ways to Teach Goal Setting Teach Magically

I also have a comprehensive goal sheet in each Learner’s Journal.  The students color or circle when they meet a goal. They are so excited to look in their journals and talk with each other about what they know!
They can also record on a learning journal app like @Seesaw. (free for teachers) Alphabet goal sheets TeachMagically

5th-Set New Goals

Setting new goals keeps learning moving in a cycle. The new goals are then discussed and displayed…the cycle repeats.
Goal Setting Football Theme Goals
Here are some Goal Setting resources:
Teach Magically Goal Setting Pin
So make sure to go check out my store, Debora Marines TeachMagically for more resources for learners!
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💖Debora from Teach Magically

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