Commitment to Learning | Internal Asset
Young people need a sense of the lasting importance of learning and a belief in their own abilities.
The Five Commitment to Learning Assets:
Achievement motivation—Young person is motivated to do well in school.
Reading for pleasure—Young person reads for pleasure three or more hours per week.
Bonding to school—Young person cares about their school.
Homework—Young person reports doing at least one hour of homework every school day.
School engagement—Young person is actively engaged in learning.
Everyday Asset Building Tips:
Ask a young person to teach you a new skill
Set daily homework goals
Organize a neighborhood book swap
Invite a teacher to have dinner at your home
Believe that all young people can learn