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Ed Tech Thoughts on the Space Coast

STEAM

Visualize Your Strengths

Developing A Healthy Self-Image

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After I began working with Carol Anne McGuire on her website (Rock Your Strengths), the teacher in me could immediately see the value of Gallup's StrengthFinder® for our teaching staff and students. And I began to generate ideas of what this might look like for the classroom.

Here is the story of one STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math) activity for creating stronger students.

Early in my teaching career, I heard students say things such as:
  • I am not good at (subject area).
  • I cannot do (subject).
  • This makes no sense to me.
  • I am not a (subject) person.
The students had reached a self-image wall: Booom! Their self-image had gone from Let's Try! to I can't! Read More...
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