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09/15/2017

 How Your Child Can Benefit from Setting Goals

Setting goals is a healthy practice that can help just about anyone. For students, learning to set goals can help them reach their academic targets as well as become more confident and motivated learners. To learn more about how goal setting can help your child, keep reading.

Clear Targets

By setting a goal, your child will have a clear target that they are aiming for all school year. This will keep them from wandering through the school year with nothing specific they're working towards. Targets can help your child stay motivated, encourage hard work, and increase productivity.

Planning for Success

Setting a goal requires more than just creating a target, it also requires that your child develop a plan to actually reach that goal. They can do this by setting short term goals that, when accomplished, lead to meeting a larger, long term goal. To help them plan out their path to success, ask them what resources they will need, who can help along the way, and create checkpoints that ensure they are staying on track.

Improve Time Management Skills

Since your child now knows what they're working towards and has a clearer idea of how to get there, they will also need to rely on their time management skills to reach success. Completing daily homework assignments, studying daily, and giving projects the necessary attention will all help your child reach their goals. They will have to learn to make the best use of their time in order to stay on the right path.

Increase Accountability

Now that your child has a goal and a plan of action, they are responsible for reaching their goal. Consider possible setbacks or challenges along the way so that they are prepared to overcome these. By being fully prepared and being aware of their responsibilities, your child can no longer blame their setbacks on anyone else. They will understand that their successes are their responsibility and a result of their hard work.

After School Tutoring in Powell OH

To keep your child on the right path towards reaching their goals, consider enrolling them in tutoring in Powell, OHContact The Tutoring Center, Powell OH at (614)389-0113 to learn all about the benefits of after school tutoring.

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