High School Transition: Teaching Goal Setting


Presenter: Susan Traugh, Transition2Life & Daily Living Skills
Core Area: Instructional Planning and Delivery 1A, 1B; Content Knowledge and Expertise 3B, 3C; Learning Environment 4D
Grade Level: Elementary & Secondary
Hours: 0.5

Are you ready to inspire your students to achieve their dreams and set meaningful goals? In this 30-minute course from Transition2Life & Daily Living Skills, Susan Traugh introduces effective strategies for teaching goal setting in high school transition programs for special needs students. Discover the difference between dreams and goals, and uncover how to guide students towards actionable, concrete plans for their futures.

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Do your students know how to transform their dreams into achievable goals? In this comprehensive 30-minute course offered by Transition2Life & Daily Living Skills, expert Susan Traugh delves into the critical skill of goal setting within the transition setting for special needs students. With engaging methodologies and practical exercises, you’ll explore how to motivate students to identify and prioritize their goals, turning vague dreams into specific, actionable plans. This course not only sheds light on the importance of self-determination in the transition process but also provides tools and worksheets to implement these strategies effectively.

In this 30-minute course, you will discover:

  • The key differences between dreams and goals and how to shift focus
  • Techniques to motivate students and assess their readiness for goal achievement
  • How to utilize SMART goals framework to create structured, measurable objectives
  • Strategies for developing actionable plans that lead to successful outcomes
  • Methods to help students overcome obstacles and adjust goals realistically

The course titles in the High School Transition series are:

High School Transition: Intro to Transition
High School Transition: Teaching Self-Advocacy
High School Transition: Student-Focused Education
High School Transition: Teaching Decision-Making
High School Transition: Teaching Goal-Setting
High School Transition: Teaching Prioritizing

Some sessions are still in production. Check back soon for newly added courses in this series. 

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