Remember that strengths and loves are very closely related. Children are good at what they love, and love what they are good at!
Therefore, get them motivated and involved through those areas that interest them.
You'll be surprised: It will be a wonderful tool for dealing with peer pressure: Because a child who is doing what he loves, won’t as easily succumb to peer pressure!
It will be a wonderful tool for increasing motivation: Because a child who is doing what he loves, is motivated, and it affects the rest of his behavior!
It will be a wonderful tool for dealing with violence: Because a child who is doing what he loves doesn’t need violence to prove his worth! And the best part is: It will be a wonderful tool to access the students, get them to talk, get close to them, listen to them and be with them! Because when a child is doing what he loves, the result is less important than the process!
Taken from our accredited online course for teachers:
The Freedom to Be Me.
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