Posts Tagged ‘Teachers’

Michael Makes a Plan: SMART Strengths and LIFT, Question 4

This post concludes our consideration of how the SMART Strengths skills can help with asking and answering the four questions that the Ryan and Robert Quinn suggest in Lift: Becoming a Positive Force in Any Situation. The four questions are: What result do I want to create? What would my story be if I were […]

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Teachers & the SMART Strengths Approach

Dave and I recently had an opportunity to have a booth at an educational conference.  As we chatted with teachers interested in a strengths-based approach to learning, many understood our approach of helping teachers learn and live the skills personally first, then let them work together to plan out how to bring them to their […]

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Strength-based learning: Adaptations in use

September 7, 2012 Third of three articles.  To review the prior articles, see the last two days of The Pilot News. Principal Jeremy Riffle (R.) and Social Worker Josh Van Houten discuss   character strengths with a sixth grade class.  By Ed Scherer-Berry   BOURBON – What is good for the goose is not always […]

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Strength-based learning: Putting it in action

September 6, 2012 Second of three articles. Tomorrow’s final installment explores adaptations in use at Triton Elementary School. (From L.) Freshmen Sophia Smith, Grace Cupka, Curtis Smith, and Mitchell Scott compare the results of their Character Strengths assessment. By Ed Scherer-Berry PLYMOUTH – New is not necessarily better, or is it? The New Tech School […]

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