Are you working with your homeschool high schoolers to help them get organized on their projects and plans? Download this freebie: SMART Goals Worksheet.
Teens have lots of ideas but often don’t know how to accomplish them. One of the most practical gifts you can give your teens is the ability to set and achieve goals. Get them started on how to create and complete goals with this post.
Then download this free SMART Goals Worksheet that will take your teen through the steps for teaching them to set and achieve goals.
What are SMART goals?
SMART goals enable the process of goal setting and achieving. Many times, the problem with goals (whether a mom or a teen is setting the goals) is that we think that a goal is an endpoint, not a process. Successful goal-setting requires process-setting also.
SMART is an acronym for goals that are:
To teach your homeschool high schooler to create SMART goals, help them write out the answers to the SMART questions. Put these SMART goals in writing. Remember Habakkuk 2:2, “Write the vision and make it plan…so that he may run that reads it.”
BTW- SMART goals is a concept developed by George Doran in 1981. Click here to read his historic article.
Our friend, Lisa Nehring, of Soft Skills 101 podcast, had an episode on SMART goals to help get you started.
Download this freebie SMART Goals Worksheet and help your teens find success with goals.