We’ve developed a simple framework to help students begin their self-reflection and to help counselors jumpstart the conversation.
Each and every one of us has patterns of thought, feeling, and behavior that we could refer to as our talents. Investing in those talents and adding knowledge, skills, and practice to those talents builds our strengths.
The more we study, evaluate, and implement changes to the U.S. education system, the more we learn about what works and what doesn’t work. But there is one constant: We know that teachers have a direct effect on student achievement.
Hobsons, the international leader in connecting learning to life, today announced an agreement with Gallup to launch on-site and online professional development courses to help teachers identify their strengths and apply them in their teaching. The program will also help teachers to show students how to pinpoint and build upon their own unique talents to succeed in school.
As educators around the country prepare for “back to school,” the national dialogue will once again turn to college and career readiness. With elections coming up in the fall, federal education policy will be a hot topic, so it's time to get serious about how proposed changes will affect students' futures.
Coordinator of School Counseling Lisa Boarman reflects on Howard County Public Schools’ successful professional development training with Gallup, an initiative that’s a created an energizing strengths-based culture in the district.
At this year’s Naviance Summer Institute, Naviance Network members received a free strengths coaching session with a Gallup Consultant, a preview of Gallup's professional development program which teaches educators how to leverage their strengths and impact student engagement.