Question: Who is the intended audience?
Answer: The book is written in two formats:
1. The workbook designed for 9 – 13 year olds
2. The E-book – designed for 13 – 19 year olds
Q: What is the book about?
A: This award winning book will teach students how to take more responsibility for their education. Students learn how to use the goal setting principles in the classroom. Each of the eight chapters is designed to facilitate meaningful discussions about these important life skills ideas.
Q: How is this book different from other books on this topic?
A: Goal Setting for Students® is the only workbook that specifically shows students how to use these principles in school. It was written with three goals in mind:
1. Teach students how to take ownership of their education
2. Help teachers reach their goals in the classroom
3. Include parents in this collaborative educational experience
This award winning book is being is used in all environments where children are being encouraged to succeed. This includes: classrooms, home schooling, church groups, guidance counselors, after school programs, girl scout groups, 4–H groups, alternative education programs, at–risk programs and summer camps.
“This book is for parents who want to show their kids how to create a vision and then go after it – one step at a time.” Julie Hood, Parent
“Within three weeks students had a more positive outlook toward school… As a parent and educator I would definitely recommend John Bishop’s Goal Setting for Students® book.” Ms. Toshi Floyd, 9th Grade Teacher
“…. It is organized, easy to implement, and is presented in a positive and affirming manner…Our students learned they can make a difference in their lives. “ Georgia Bland, Middle School Principal
“The concepts presented in this curriculum are an essential part of developing responsible, caring, and respectful young people.”
Liz Gibbons, Executive Director, Character Plus
“One thing I learned is how to be successful and what success is.”
Jeremy T, 7th grade Student
“We have noticed definite improvement in our child’s willingness to take responsibility for their academic success.” George Oehlert, Parent
“… I learned to never give up. It is important to have pride in yourself and to try your hardest to achieve all your goals.” Ryan Chase, Student