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SMART Goals and PDSA

SMART Goals and PDSA

Author: Jody Waltman

In this lesson, students examine how to develop SMART goals and PDSA for the purpose of continuous improvement.

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Notes on "SMART Goals and PDSA"

(00:00 - 00:18) Introduction

(00:19 - 02:37) SMART Goals

(02:38 - 06:17) PDSA Cycle

(06:18 - 09:20) Importance of Data

(09:21 - 09:54) Stop and Reflect

Additional Resources

Montgomery County Public Schools: Quality Tools for the Classroom

Montgomery County Public Schools has published sample PDSA templates for use in classrooms following the Baldrige Model. Click on, scroll through, and download these tools to support the development of action plans in your classroom or with your PLC.

Writing S.M.A.R.T. Goals

The University of Virginia has created a helpful handout on writing SMART goals. The handout includes questions to guide the development of your goals.