How to Dig Deeper into Students’ Strengths

“When we look at students from a strengths-based perspective, we recognize all the valuable knowledge students bring with them into our classrooms and understand that students’ school experience often negates or has not created space for some parts of their identity.

Learning to apply this broader lens of strengths can be difficult for teachers, since most of our experience as teachers and as students ourselves has focused solely on academic skills and the classroom context of those skills. Tyrone Howard