Perhaps instead of looking at what’s missing in our children’s learning, we need to look for the learning occurring.
How was the experience of observing your own learning? As we reflect on our days, weeks, and years, we become the history of the important things we learn and recall. So it is for kids, too. Perhaps instead of looking at what’s missing in our children’s learning, we need to look for the learning occurring. What […]
I hope you all are doing okay as the impact of the coronavirus has become real in our day to day lives. Many families are in either self-imposed or mandated quarantine! I don’t know about you, but my email and social media feeds have been flooded with resource ideas. I now have so many to […]
Many of us know how important it is to work with our strengths; however, putting this idea into practice flies in the face of how our brains are wired. Unfortunately, our negativity bias often overrides this and we revert to thinking if we could only improve a weaker area for ourselves and our learners. then […]
Monica is co-facilitating a workshop with Kathy on the value of knowing and understanding our strengths and those of our children . Here are some of Kathy’s thoughts about how her lens shifted after she did a strengths assessment with her children and worked with others with their strengths…
So what are strengths? How are they different from talents? Don Clifton, founder and chief designer of the StrengthsFinder profile, often referred to talents as: “Any recurring pattern of thought, feeling, or behavior that can be productively applied.” For example, if you naturally relish competing, you have a talent in competitiveness. If you can easily […]