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.


Famous people with learning disabilities:
Walt Disney
Pablo Picasso
George Bernard Shaw

University Professors

Classroom Teachers

Model One: Recognizing Special Strengths
Model Two: Rebel Outlaws in Class
Model Three: Masters of Motivation
Model Four:
Power Of Writing

Good Teachers - Success Secrets
Ten Secrets to Success
Slow Learners with Inherent Strengths
TOP TEN ­ Rewards of Teaching

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Model One: Recognize Inherent Strengths

Good teachers are masters of motivation. They know that motivating each child is the secret to good teaching. Motivation happens when each child feels recognized. Good teachers know how to recognize in a positive way. Parents view teachers who do not motivate students as "The Walking Dead." Here is the secret to motivation:

Teacher asks students to look around the room and write down two or three special strengths seen in fellow students (no names). Teacher collects lists and reads or displays the wide range of special strengths.

Now, teacher asks students to write down two or three special strengths or interests seen in SELF. (Teacher assures confidentiality) Each student signs name and gives list to teacher.

Teacher encourages students to use each one's special strengths in school work and home work. Teacher regularly recognizes and comments on students' special strengths.


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