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

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Author/Creator:
Jones-Smith, Elsie.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2011
Imprint:
Santa Barbara, Calif. : Praeger, c2011.
Format:
  • Book
  • xiv, 285 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
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ISBN:
9780313391538
031339153X
9780313391545
0313391548

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