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Jacobi's Dilemma
Updated: 10/12/2020
Jacobi's Dilemma
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  • The Dilemma
  • Ms. Abney, you give too much work. There is no way I can complete the project in 8 days!
  • Encouraging the Process
  • Jacobi, that overwhelming feeling is your brain preparing itself for a new challenge.
  • Reminder:Projects are due WEDNESDAY!
  • Changing the Mindset
  • This is too hard.
  • You've set great goals! Once you've completed a goal move on to the next item on your list.
  • Science Project1. Brainstorm2. Lab Report3. Visual Aid4. Presentation5. Practice
  • Jacobi realizes that his science project is due in eight days. He feels so overwhelmed by the work load that he gets angry with his teacher, Ms. Abney.
  • Applying the Advice
  • The Solar System
  • I don't want to be a failure.
  • Ms. Abney encourages Jacobi to accept the challenge. She insist that he begins by create a prioritized list of the task that will help complete the project.
  • Recognizing the Growth
  • My project is all done! This may be some of my best work yet. Now it's time to practice!
  • Jacobi wants to be successful, but he doesn't yet understand how Ms. Abney's idea will help make the project easier or give him more time.
  • Learning and Growing
  • Even with doubt brewing, Jacobi begins to work diligently on his science project. He focuses on one task at a time and progresses faster than he could have ever expected.
  • Jacobi realizes that Ms. Abney was right. By setting small goals he was able to complete his project early and have more time to practice his presentation.
  • Jacobi is excited to see Ms. Abney before he turns in his project to tell her how well it went.
  • Good morning! How did you project come along?
  • That's great to hear! It's very important to give your full effort in order to grow and learn.
  • I accepted the challenge head on and gave it my best effort. I can't wait to present.
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