Choose ONE of the following options to complete and submit:
Option 1 – Your text mentions several guidelines for setting goals. List three that are most important to you. Complete “Try It!” 2 “What are your Goals?” (Chapter 1). Identify one of your long-term goals and two related short-term goals. Define motivation. Why is having a “growth” mindset beneficial for students?
Option 2 – Complete “Try It!” 6 “Creating a P.O.W.E.R. profile” (Chapter 1). Attach a copy of your results by plotting a graph or making a table with the results indicated. Submit your responses to the questions about maximizing your P.O.W.E.R. profile (the questions are indicated above figure 1.3 of Chapter 1).
Option 3 – For some, balancing school and other demands of life may be challenging. Consider the last 48 hours and how you spent your time. Complete a Time Log (refer to “Try It!” 2 “Create a Time Log” (Chapter 2). For this time period only respond to the three questions from “Try It!” 2:
- What do you spend most of your time on?
- Are you satisfied with the way you are using your time? Are there any areas that seem to use up excessive amounts of time?
- Do you see some simple fixes that will allow you to use time more effectively?
Lastly, identify 2 steps to help with procrastination.