“In the strength-based resilience course: I learned a lot about myself and how I relate with my kids. Strength spotting was probably the biggest takeaway and something that I will definitely continue to use.”
~ Gail M., United States
child care provider
Strengths or weaknesses? Most children have both. But which do we focus on in our home and/or classroom learning experiences? Many of us know how important it is to work with our strengths; however, putting that into practice flies in the face of how our brains are wired.
In this session, you will:
When we build on students’ strengths and interests, we unleash the power of curiosity and agency.
When children do not thrive in the traditional learning environment, how do we find the right alternative for them?
In this keynote, I’ll help you:
When children are in a learning environment that matches their unique needs and interests, they thrive.
Trauma-informed education has changed the question of looking at a person’s behaviors from “What’s wrong?” to “What has happened?”
In this workshop, we take it a step further and:
When neurodiversity is at play, relationship-based approaches become even more important to helping children learn.
Have you ever found yourself shaking your head and asking, “What’s wrong with this child? Why do they act this way?” What if we instead asked, “What has happened to this child?”
In this hands-on workshop, you will:
When we start with compassion and learn to meet learners where they are, we give them the best chance to heal, learn, and grow.