Setting (Almost) SMART Goals With My Students | Scholastic GETTING STARTEDGETTING SPECIFICWRITING OUR GOALSWHY THESE ARE ALMOST SMART GOALS FOR MY STUDENTSMy students were already aware of what a goal was in the most simplistic form, so to get started on setting SMART goals, we needed to discuss exactly what it was that made a goal SMART. I displayed the poster I made below on our interactive whiteboard and we talked about what each part of the acronym meant when it came to setting a goal.See more on scholastic How to Write SMART Goals | Smartsheet Everything you need to know about writing business or personal SMART goals, including an easy-to-use worksheet and SMART goal template (free!) Do you get overwhelmed at the beginning of a project? Do you struggle to boost team productivity? The secret to alleviating common project challenges is to set specific goals.