I can demonstrate perseverance in ATHS classrooms, the school, and the community.
Sample Learning Targets
I engage and stay engaged in class work and communicate with my teachers when I am unable to work.
I am patient while waiting for help from my teachers, staff, and other students.
I attempt to solve problems and deal with setbacks and frustrations instead of quitting.
I recognize my own successes and believe I will continue to grow.
I can follow through with the school day even if I am not feeling my best and want to go home.
I attend school every day and push myself to attend even when I am tempted not to show up at school.
I am patient when working with school staff, volunteers, students, and other teachers.
I attend my internship or pre-internship each day, even when I am not motivated to attend.
I participate in All-School Fieldwork activities.
I cooperate with community expectations and work collaboratively and patiently to work out issues with the Community Liaison Team and community members.
Levels of Perseverance
Independently completes and fulfils commitments and tasks despite obstacles. Models and teaches a step-by-step process of being able to stick with commitments.
Needs some support from teachers and peers to complete and fulfils commitments.
Needs significant support from teachers and peers to complete and fulfils commitments.
Avoids following through with commitments and tasks.