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10/17/2017

Why Setting Goals Is Important

Learning to set goals and reach them is a crucial skill that will take you places in life. This skill can be learned early on, which is why it is so important that you get your child in the habit of practicing it. To learn more about why teaching your child to set goals is so important, keep reading.

Know What the Target Is

When your child starts the school year, they may have already decided they want to get good grades, but what exactly does this mean? While this is a good starting off point, teach your child to be more specific so that they have a target to work towards. For example, if they want to get an A in math, they can create a plan to reach that A much more easily. This simple task of deciding what they want can also give their work more of a sense of purpose, helping them stay on track.

Cut out Distractions

Once your child knows their target, they can develop a plan to get there. This plan should have steps they can follow to a successful finish. Not only will having a clear plan help your child manage their time better, it can also teach them to cut out distractions. If they know they have to do well on a big test to reach their end goal, they're more likely to remove distractions all on their own.

Learn to Dream Big

Teaching your child that dreams, no matter how big, can be achieved through goals setting is a powerful lesson. Explain to them how even their biggest dream is simply a goal that they need to develop a long-term plan for. As they start achieving smaller goals, they will feel like those bigger goals aren't so out of reach anymore.

After School Tutoring in Oro Valley AZ

If your child needs help reaching their academic goals, get help at tutoring in Oro Valley. Contact The Tutoring Center, Oro Valley AZ at (520)-219-4112 to learn about how their academic programs can help your child keep up or get ahead. Don't forget to ask about your free diagnostic assessment.

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