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Here are “10 Steps to Better Grades”
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Title – 10 Steps to Better Grades – Teachable Moment
By – John Bishop
Primary Subject – Other
Grade Level – 9 – 12
- Dreams are your “door opener” to opportunity. The key is turning the dreams into a plan and then taking action on the plan.
- When used properly dreams are a springboard to your future success. They are your tools for self-exploration and will provide you with ideas, enthusiasm, and determination.
Here’s how to turn your dream of higher grades into positive results:
- 1. Dreams increases inspiration – Challenge to actively think about getting higher grades.
- 2. Inspiration increases ambition – Challenge to dedicate yourself to getting them.
- 3. Ambition increases desire – Dare to ask someone to help you.
- 4. Desire increases enthusiasm – Dare to think positively about getting higher grades.
- 5. Enthusiasm increases motivation – Dare to tell others about your excitement.
- 6. Motivation increases planning – Dare to clearly define your challenge or desire. What grade do you want? Which subject?
- 7. Planning increase goal setting – Dare to write down your goal, add specific action steps and a completion date.
- 8. Goal setting increases determination – Confront to move closer to your goal by completing your action steps that move you closer to your goal.
- 9. Determination increases action – Dare to take positive action on your dreams.
- 10. Action increases results – Congratulate yourself on a job well done.
You are a WINNER!
Make sure your dreams are telling you that on a regular basis.
Suggestions for implementation:
- 1. If dreams are the door opener to opportunity, then what can you do to ensure your dreams are positive? Discuss your ideas with your family or friends.
- 2. Finish this statement: My actions today will _______________.
Questions for discussion:
- 1. Of the ten items listed above, which do you think is the most important?
- 2. Which item needs some additional attention on your part?
- 3. How can your friends help you?
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