GOAL SETTING LESSON PLAN
Tackling the Issue of the 20% of child evacuees that go on to drop our of school or fall at least 1 year behind due to an average of 10 missed days a month.
Learn to set and achieve high goals after a disaster.
Become a Goal Boss!
You are 42 percent more likely to achieve your goals if you write them down.
Why is Goal Setting Important for Children Impacted By Disasters?
Drop out of school or fall at least 1 year behind
20% of evacuee children drop out of school completely or fall at least 1 year behind due to missing an average of 10 days a MONTH of school.
1 IN 3
Children develop PTSD after a traumatic event
As many as one in three students who experience a traumatic event might exhibit symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
About 72% of children and youth in the United States will have experienced at least one stressful event before the age of 18 (Deryck, Silver, & Prause, 2014).
According to the American Psychological Association, the trauma can:
Lower students’ academic performance
Lead to more school absences
Increase the possibility of dropping out
Result in more suspensions and expulsions
Fundamentally impact a child’s reading ability
ACTIVITIES FOR YOUR GOAL BOSS LESSON PLAN
Educate children in a fun, hands on way with our lesson plan activities!
VISION BOARD MAKING
Vision Boards help you define your goals and visualize them. Some even use them as a daily reminder to look at and take steps to achieve those goals each day.
OUR FUN + EDUCATIONAL WORKSHEETS
Teach children how to be a Goal Boss with our fun and educational worksheets we created ourselves to ensure free access to resources for these children.
CARD MAKING FOR OUR NONPROFIT
A great way to give back to our cause and take a brain break is having children write cards with encouraging messages to go to children impacted by disasters.
VISION BOARD MAKING
Making a vision board can be a super simple yet effective and fun way to visualize your goals.
Some even keep their vision boards out to remind them to take action to achieve their goals every day.
You can view this article about how to make a vision board or contact us for a Vision Board Making Party with your organization/business.
GOAL SETTING WORKSHEETS
Download Our Goal Setting Worksheets Below
These worksheets are aimed to help children, both in and out of the classroom set and achieve high goals in a fun and educational way. This will also help them feel hopeful and confident about their future, giving them the best chance to achieve their goals in life.
All of our resources are FREE as we want to help as many children as possible and we believe access to resources is part of that.