For three weeks, 34 middle level students in the Midwest identified goals, completed preand post-surveys, and regularly reflected on their respective goal attainment. Quantitative and qualitative analyses revealed that participants reported increases in self-regulatory behavior.
Patel, Nimisha; Smith, Rachel; Fitzsimmons, Kristen; Kara, McGee; and Detmer, Emily
"Utilizing Goal Setting Strategies at the Middle Level: Helping Students Self-Regulate Behavior,"
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