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Spotlighting the strengths of every single student : why U.S. schools need a new, strengths-based approach

Spotlighting the Strengths

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Praeger, Santa Barbara, Calif., p.285 (2011)

Call Number:

Cubb LB1031 .J63 2011

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/9347824

Keywords:

Academic achievement, Individualized instruction, Multiple intelligences, School improvement programs

Abstract:

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.

Publication Language:

eng