Spotlighting the strengths of every single student : why U.S. schools need a new, strengths-based approach
Source:Praeger, Santa Barbara, Calif., p.285 (2011)
Call Number:Cubb LB1031 .J63 2011
Keywords:Academic achievement, Individualized instruction, Multiple intelligences, School improvement programs
Contents: Emergence, growth and current uses of strengths-based educational systems -- The strengths mindset: understanding the nature of strengths -- Brain development, emotion, and learning -- The strengths-based school's component 1: a strengths-building pyramid -- Component 2: improving instruction, the academic curriculum -- Component 3: caring and empathic classrooms -- Component 4: preventing failure -- Component 5: increasing home, school, and community partnerships -- Assuring teachers understand their own strengths -- Creating and communicating a strengths-based school vision: getting involved.