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Advance U: Learning Strategies

Goal Setting, Task Analysis, Time Management

Jacqueline Schlasner, Cody Garrison, William Thompson, Javier Elizondo, Emmett Mathews, Braden Roper, Diana Gedye | Published: November 9th, 2020 by K20 Center

Learning Objectives

Goal Setting

Students can identify differences between long- and short-term goals and the importance of setting them.

S.M.A.R.T. Goals

Students can build goals that are specific, measurable, attainable, relevant, and timely.

Task Analysis

Students can break down their goals into smaller tasks and create a plan using these tasks that will enable them to reach their goals.

Time Management and Scheduling

Students can schedule their time for the week and follow those schedules to work toward their goals.

About Advance U: Learning Strategies

The president of McLarin Academy has proposed three semester-long competitions in an effort to get students thinking about their long-term goals. As a student at the academy, students must choose at least one long-term goal from these three competitions, helping other characters along the way as they learn to set goals and manage their time to meet those goals.

Advance U: Learning Strategies blends game-based learning with cutting-edge psychology to teach students the concepts of goal setting and time management. The game is designed for students in 11th-12th grade.

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