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1 Keys to Success: Building Analytical, Creative, and Practical Skills, 6 th edition Carol Carter, Joyce Bishop, and Sarah Lyman Kravits Copyright ©2009 by Pearson Education, Inc. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey All rights reserved. Whatever you’re thinking about is literally like planning a future event. When you’re worrying, you are planning. When you’re appreciating you are planning… What are you planning?

2 Keys to Success: Building Analytical, Creative, and Practical Skills, 6 th edition Carol Carter, Joyce Bishop, and Sarah Lyman Kravits Copyright ©2009 by Pearson Education, Inc. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey All rights reserved. After today this will be in your folder Every class, meet with a partner to Peer Evaluate. Be honest. If you did the planner you will get an A, regardless of your partner’s comments. Comments should be used to help you IMPROVE your planner/use. Total points possible per week: 15.

3 Keys to Success: Building Analytical, Creative, and Practical Skills, 6 th edition Carol Carter, Joyce Bishop, and Sarah Lyman Kravits Copyright ©2009 by Pearson Education, Inc. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey All rights reserved. For quiz 1, you may use your book, your notes, your syllabus, a group, and/or a partner. success-100 success-100

4 Keys to Success: Building Analytical, Creative, and Practical Skills, 6 th edition Carol Carter, Joyce Bishop, and Sarah Lyman Kravits Copyright ©2009 by Pearson Education, Inc. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey All rights reserved. Keys to Success, Sixth Edition Carol Carter, Joyce Bishop, and Sarah Lyman Kravits

5 Keys to Success: Building Analytical, Creative, and Practical Skills, 6 th edition Carol Carter, Joyce Bishop, and Sarah Lyman Kravits Copyright ©2009 by Pearson Education, Inc. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey All rights reserved. are well aware of the penalties for procrastination. They schedule their time so that the important things get done – and done well.” Robert Sternberg

6 Keys to Success: Building Analytical, Creative, and Practical Skills, 6 th edition Carol Carter, Joyce Bishop, and Sarah Lyman Kravits Copyright ©2009 by Pearson Education, Inc. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey All rights reserved. How Values Affect Your Educational Experience Values and Cultural Diversity

7 Keys to Success: Building Analytical, Creative, and Practical Skills, 6 th edition Carol Carter, Joyce Bishop, and Sarah Lyman Kravits Copyright ©2009 by Pearson Education, Inc. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey All rights reserved. Be careful – physical traits and roles are different from values, which usually reflect a goal Some values have PERSONAL qualities and some are BEHAVIORALLY ORIENTED

8 Keys to Success: Building Analytical, Creative, and Practical Skills, 6 th edition Carol Carter, Joyce Bishop, and Sarah Lyman Kravits Copyright ©2009 by Pearson Education, Inc. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey All rights reserved. Honesty Personal accountability Family Money Learning Security Being successful Openness Academic Integrity: Cheating clashes with many positive values. Cultural Competency: Appreciating other cultures. Values can lead to prejudice when we judge others for not sharing the same values. People who value diversity are better equipped to work with others in the workplace.

9 Keys to Success: Building Analytical, Creative, and Practical Skills, 6 th edition Carol Carter, Joyce Bishop, and Sarah Lyman Kravits Copyright ©2009 by Pearson Education, Inc. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey All rights reserved. Rate EACH item on a scale from 1-5, 5 being the most important Write your top 3 Connect your values to a goal

10 Keys to Success: Building Analytical, Creative, and Practical Skills, 6 th edition Carol Carter, Joyce Bishop, and Sarah Lyman Kravits Copyright ©2009 by Pearson Education, Inc. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey All rights reserved. With a group, write your values on a target (handout) with the MOST IMPORTANT value in the center. Not sure? See pg 37 for sample values

11 Keys to Success: Building Analytical, Creative, and Practical Skills, 6 th edition Carol Carter, Joyce Bishop, and Sarah Lyman Kravits Copyright ©2009 by Pearson Education, Inc. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey All rights reserved. Keys to Success: Building Analytical, Creative, and Practical Skills, 6 th edition Carol Carter, Sarah Kravits, Joyce Bishop Copyright ©2008 by Pearson Education, Inc. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey All rights reserved. Knowing your values helps you define and set your goals.

12 Keys to Success: Building Analytical, Creative, and Practical Skills, 6 th edition Carol Carter, Joyce Bishop, and Sarah Lyman Kravits Copyright ©2009 by Pearson Education, Inc. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey All rights reserved. Set Long-Term Goals Set Short-Term Goals Prioritize Goals Work to Achieve Goals

13 Keys to Success: Building Analytical, Creative, and Practical Skills, 6 th edition Carol Carter, Joyce Bishop, and Sarah Lyman Kravits Copyright ©2009 by Pearson Education, Inc. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey All rights reserved. LONG-TERM Goals - intended to be attained over a long period of time (years, not months) SHORT-TERM Goals – narrow focus, short period of time (weeks and months) Short-term goals help you reach long-term goals. Prioritizing your goals helps you analyze what’s most important. This helps you to FOCUS ENERGY, PAY ATTENTION to the most important thing first, and MAKE WISE CHOICES.

14 Keys to Success: Building Analytical, Creative, and Practical Skills, 6 th edition Carol Carter, Joyce Bishop, and Sarah Lyman Kravits Copyright ©2009 by Pearson Education, Inc. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey All rights reserved. Define your goal-setting strategy How do you plan to reach your goal? Set a timetable When do you want to accomplish your goal? Be accountable for your progress What safeguards will keep you on track? Get unstuck What will you do if you hit a roadblock?

15 Keys to Success: Building Analytical, Creative, and Practical Skills, 6 th edition Carol Carter, Joyce Bishop, and Sarah Lyman Kravits Copyright ©2009 by Pearson Education, Inc. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey All rights reserved. Work with a partner, a group, or alone. Complete the SMART goals worksheet. Specific Measurable Achievable Results-Focused Time-Bound Select ONE value and create a goal that will help you live that value.

16 Keys to Success: Building Analytical, Creative, and Practical Skills, 6 th edition Carol Carter, Joyce Bishop, and Sarah Lyman Kravits Copyright ©2009 by Pearson Education, Inc. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey All rights reserved. Stand up and be ready to catch! After you catch the “ball” pass it to the next person, saying their name aloud before you toss to them. Each person can ONLY touch the ball one time per round. They cannot touch it again until Mrs. T has touched it. The order of the tosses MUST be the same each round.

17 Keys to Success: Building Analytical, Creative, and Practical Skills, 6 th edition Carol Carter, Joyce Bishop, and Sarah Lyman Kravits Copyright ©2009 by Pearson Education, Inc. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey All rights reserved. Identify Your Time-related Needs and Preferences In your notes or in your book, answer: What time of day do I have the most energy? The least energy? Do I tend to be early, on time, or late? Do I focus well for long stretches or do I need regular breaks?

18 Keys to Success: Building Analytical, Creative, and Practical Skills, 6 th edition Carol Carter, Joyce Bishop, and Sarah Lyman Kravits Copyright ©2009 by Pearson Education, Inc. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey All rights reserved. Build a Schedule: using pg in the book, create what YOU think (estimate) your schedule looks like. Color code classes, free time, work, meal time. On the handout, add up your ESTIMATED time expenditures ActivityEstimated time spent ActivityEstimated time spent ClassChores and personal business WorkFriends and important relationships StudyingCommunication time (phone, computer) SleepingLeisure/entertainment EatingSpiritual life Family time/ child careOther Commuting/traveling

19 Keys to Success: Building Analytical, Creative, and Practical Skills, 6 th edition Carol Carter, Joyce Bishop, and Sarah Lyman Kravits Copyright ©2009 by Pearson Education, Inc. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey All rights reserved. Assignment due next week: track all of your activities this week on the handout Write down exactly the amount of time you spend. At the end of the week, complete the questions on the bottom of the handout.

20 Keys to Success: Building Analytical, Creative, and Practical Skills, 6 th edition Carol Carter, Joyce Bishop, and Sarah Lyman Kravits Copyright ©2009 by Pearson Education, Inc. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey All rights reserved.

21 Keys to Success: Building Analytical, Creative, and Practical Skills, 6 th edition Carol Carter, Joyce Bishop, and Sarah Lyman Kravits Copyright ©2009 by Pearson Education, Inc. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey All rights reserved. Get a partner or a group of up to 4 students. Brainstorm T-Chart it. In your notes draw the following. Ways to ProcrastinateHow Can I fight those!

22 Keys to Success: Building Analytical, Creative, and Practical Skills, 6 th edition Carol Carter, Joyce Bishop, and Sarah Lyman Kravits Copyright ©2009 by Pearson Education, Inc. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey All rights reserved. Unrealistic or intimidating goals No goals at all! Lack of belief in yourself Fear

23 Keys to Success: Building Analytical, Creative, and Practical Skills, 6 th edition Carol Carter, Joyce Bishop, and Sarah Lyman Kravits Copyright ©2009 by Pearson Education, Inc. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey All rights reserved. Act early and plan for the worst Ask for help Take the first step Reward yourself with something tangible Don’t expect perfection of yourself Think about the positive effects of completing the task Set reasonable goals Use positive self-talk

24 Keys to Success: Building Analytical, Creative, and Practical Skills, 6 th edition Carol Carter, Joyce Bishop, and Sarah Lyman Kravits Copyright ©2009 by Pearson Education, Inc. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey All rights reserved. Poor self-management = values ≠ goals No goals Misuse of time Ultimately = STRESS! Don’t fall into this trap!

25 Keys to Success: Building Analytical, Creative, and Practical Skills, 6 th edition Carol Carter, Joyce Bishop, and Sarah Lyman Kravits Copyright ©2009 by Pearson Education, Inc. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey All rights reserved. Analytical thinking – evaluate your values, goals and how you will spend your time – you need to THINK! Creative thinking – how will you manage your time and set goals within your stress level – you need to be CREATIVE! Practical thinking – being self-aware, implementing self- management skills, using time management, working toward a goal, and practicing stress management are PRACTICAL!

26 Keys to Success: Building Analytical, Creative, and Practical Skills, 6 th edition Carol Carter, Joyce Bishop, and Sarah Lyman Kravits Copyright ©2009 by Pearson Education, Inc. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey All rights reserved. This Spanish word refers to an activity that traditionally takes place in Spanish towns in the evening after the afternoon siesta, or rest. At this late afternoon hour, families often dress up and enjoy a paseo – a walk outdoors in town, to be seen and to socialize. How would you apply this word to your life?

27 Keys to Success: Building Analytical, Creative, and Practical Skills, 6 th edition Carol Carter, Joyce Bishop, and Sarah Lyman Kravits Copyright ©2009 by Pearson Education, Inc. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey All rights reserved. “ Goals are dreams with deadlines.” Diana Scharf Hunt

28 Keys to Success: Building Analytical, Creative, and Practical Skills, 6 th edition Carol Carter, Joyce Bishop, and Sarah Lyman Kravits Copyright ©2009 by Pearson Education, Inc. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey All rights reserved. Time tracker Chapter 2 (read) Planner 2 Portfolio 2 (handout and sample on 61)


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