Carroll D. Killingsworth

Inherent Strengths emerge when a child's
INTEREST is discovered.
Carroll D. Killingsworth

The word EDUCATE means to bring out that which is within.
Teacher's first priority -- bring out the Inherentt Strengths
within each student.


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Model Two: Rebel Outlaws in Class
Model Three: Masters of Motivation
Model Four:
Power Of Writing

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TOP TEN ­ Rewards of Teaching

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TOP THREE Best Ideas for School PRINCIPALS

Idea One -- Principal works to provide enrichments in school: Art, Physical Education, Music, Writing, Drama, Dance, etc. Sequencing these enrichments from October through May works to increase student interest in school.

Principal explains in faculty meetings:

Academic work is brought to life when combined with enrichment experiences.
Academic work is more interesting in the context of enrichments.
Academic work that is more interesting improves school attendance.


Idea Two -- Principal discusses with faculty the status of school enrichments.

Principal informs, recognizes and praises:

Principal provides faculty meeting opportunities for teachers to share what teaching and learning ideas work best for her in the classroom

Principal describes for PTA, Board of Trustees and in other community meetings the best ideas that are in place at her school.

Principal rewards teachers who demonstrate best ideas in their classrooms in the form of recognition and praise in teachers' formal evaluations.


Idea Three -- Principal serves as teacher mentor on how to use best ideas,

Principal communicates, supports and reports:

Principal puts best ideas in writing for better communication to teachers.
Principal supports student personal projects for pursuing each one's INTERESTS.
Principal reports to Board of Trustees on improved academics through enrichments.

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