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Remembering To Check Math Homework

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The Effect of Remembering to Check my Math Homework and Tests on my Math Grade

Hypothesis:
If I remember to check my math work, then my math grades will increase.

Introduction:
My academic SMART goal was to remember to check my math homework and tests, so my math grade would increase. I had been getting questions wrong on my math quizzes and homework. They had been mistakes I could fix by remembering to check my work. I wanted to stop making these mistakes so I recorded how many times a week I remembered to check my work and how many times I didn't remember to check my work. I recorded the data on my iPad in an app called notes.

I kept my goals organized by using SMART goals as an outline. SMART is an acronym which stands for specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, and timely.
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Even though the only progression was in the first two weeks the goal has helped me get use to a successful habit that will help in the future.

Conclusion:
My academic SMART goal was to remember to check my math homework and tests, so my math grade would increase. I wanted to check my math tests and homework because I had been getting questions wrong on my math tests and homework. These were mistakes I could fix by remembering to check my work. I knew when I achieved my goal when I saw that my math grade had improved. My goal had been successful because my grades improved since week one of the goal tracking.

One person that helped me achieve my goal was my father. When my family and I were discussing about what I should use as my SMART goal my father helped me realize that I needed to improve in math. Throughout elementary school my dad had always been the one to teach me math. Over the course of those years he always told me that I had to remember to check my work after any test, but I always forget. My father thought it was a good idea to make it more official by making it my SMART
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