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Activities & Lessons
Purpose-Finding, Community, & Experiential Learning
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This lesson helps students explore their different values and goals as they relate to what they desire from their experience in school.
The activity aims to help participants gain a better understanding of their personal motivations and aspirations, and to encourage them to think critically about how their experiences in school can help them achieve their goals.
Look at the following list and indicate which statements feel most accurate or true for you in terms of what you want to get out of your experience in school:
Star (or highlight in blue) the top five statements.
Within these five statements, circle (or highlight in yellow) the top three statements.
Within these three statements, underline (or highlight in green) the number one choice—the statement that seems most true.
What are the most important aspects of school for you? Why? What do you want to get out of being a student?
Do you ever think about what your current work might lead to in the future? In what kind of work do you see yourself involved? Why?
How does your life at school—as a student, athlete, member of a club, friend, classmate—relate to what you think about doing in the future?