Setting Objectives &
By Fiona Thong & Carol Ann Tonn
Goal #1: Climb Mount Everest
Goal #2: Solve World Peace
Goal #3: Teach Banjo
to a Penguin
Goal #4: Make a Monkey in
What is important for student
•Students are usually given set goals by teachers to
promote learning skills.
• Goal setting involves establishing specific and time-
• Setting goals that are more on a personal level for
students help them relate and understand better.
Three Points in Goal Setting
Instructional Goals can narrow what students
Goals should not be too specific.
Students should personalize teacher goals to
better their understanding of the material.
What was she thinking?!
Teachers provide their students with feedback on how
they are doing.
Giving feedback is so important that students can gain
their utmost growth in learning
Points in Providing Feedback
Feedback should be corrective in nature.
Feedback should also be timely, especially for younger
It should be specific to a criterion
Students then can also provide their own feedback