The direction established by standards provides a context for each learner to set, plan, and achieve personal learning goals. By establishing and working toward goals that learners have had a voice in creating and that are aligned to standards, student achievement increases.
Research study: Grit: Perseverance and Passion for Long-Term Goals
Blog post: Ready to Set Goals With Your Students? Six Tips to Get Started
Infographic: Student Goal Setting and Conferencing
Tool: Goal Setting and Conferencing Role Play