Angele's Self-improvement scale showing that she wants to remove negative aspects and place them onto the positive side plate to make progress in her learning.
On the right hand side of the scale is a plate for all the Positive aspects we have developed in our lives, like our thoughts and good actions and great habits.
On the left hand side is a plate for all the Negative aspects we have allowed in our lives, like self-doubt, destructive habits, bad friends, bad/evil thoughts.
Bella's self-improvement scale shows what her negative aspects and positive aspects in her learning are.
Our goal in Room 12 for term 4 is to get as many coins to weigh onto the positive side to tip the balances on that side. For example we need to do goal setting, hard work, develop positive work habits, be a team player, self-discipline to manage ourselves, train our brains to think positively to benefit everyone, share ideas, serve others, care and respect others and not waste learning time.
Haniel's self-improvement scale shows some of the negative things and some positive aspects in her learning.
We can see in Haniel's scale that she might want to remove one negative thing and place it on the positive side in her learning.
Look at all our self-improvement scales of learning in room 12.
This is where Newton’s 3rd law is in our favour.
Every time we succeed in moving aspects of our learning to the positive side (action) one thing is removed from the negative side (equal and opposite reaction) to help us make progress.
As you develop more positive habits you will notice that your negative habits are disappearing and as you are making progress in your life you are also leaving behind negative things that would hinder or stop you from improving your progress in learning.