We know that youth are most motivated when they set their own goals based on what is important to them. But that doesn’t mean parents, teachers, and other adults don’t play important roles as well. Try these eight strategies to enhance young people’s abilities to set and reach goals.
The Cognition category of the REACH Framework helps adults work with young people to defer gratification in order to achieve goals. For more information on the REACH Framework, request “The REACH Resources Overview” White Paper and learn how schools can use REACH to strengthen students’ motivation to succeed in the classroom and beyond.