Set High Expectations

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“Never miss an opportunity to be fabulous!”

– Tina Seelig, Stanford Professor

Set High Expectations

Did You Know?

Raise expectations… Students and employees will improve their game in response to a challenge. In the classroom or the workplace, setting high expectations leads to greater achievement. In fact, expecting students to perform well becomes a self-fulfilling prophecy.  Be sure your students know what it takes to succeed in your class and identify behaviors that lead to good grades. Setting high expectations with energy, enthusiasm and conviction will inspire your students to make that extra effort in your class.

Here’s how…

  • Ask them…

Why are you taking this class?
What grade do you expect to earn?
How will you earn that grade?

  • View video.
  • Distribute Student Activity(now available as an electronic, fillable pdf allowing students to download, complete and return to you via email).
  • Review and discuss your expectations and listen to theirs.

Above and Beyond!

Start your next class by asking students to explain to two or three other classmates what they have done since the previous class to be a “fabulous” student.

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