Self-regulation helps teens build cognitive skills such as critical thinking and problem-solving –which positively impacts their confidenceAl-Bataineh, A.T., Brenwall, L., Stalter, K., & York, J. (2019). Student growth through goal setting. The international journal of learning, 11, 147-161. & resilience!
The CU-SMART Goal Program encourages reflection & self-regulation to help build student agency.
Accountability Partners (or Goal Buddies) are a proven way to increase focus and commitment toward ones’ goal.
CU-SMART is developed to include a supportive experience for teens through collaborative learning.
Believing in oneself is proven to heighten both academic and personal success.
The CU-SMART Goal Program is designed to encourage a Growth MindsetPerry, J., Lundie, D., & Golder, G. (2019). Metacognition in schools: what does the literature suggest about the effectiveness of teaching metacognition in schools?. Educational Review, 71(4), 483-500. and build metacognitive skills. This process helps students better regulate their learning.
Research shows a positive correlation between goal setting and academic achievement.
Using the CU-SMART Goal Program makes creating & achieving goals THAT much easier!
Setting Instructional goalsSides, J. D., & Cuevas, J. A. (2020). Effect of Goal Setting for Motivation, Self-Efficacy, and Performance in Elementary Mathematics. International Journal of Instruction, 13(4). also positively impacts student success.