Growing "Give-N-Take" Kids: Power Traits for Life™

Growing "Give-N-Take" Kids: Power Traits for Life™

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Our mission - empower parents and educators to empower kids to give and receive respectfully: •Find out how your child/student learns, works, and communicates best. •Deal with school issues and gain the confidence to reframe labels such as ADD, learning disabled, slow, lazy, or “just average”. •Strengthen communication among family/class members. •Acknowledge and encourage the strengths and “power traits” of each family/group member and their unique contributions to the world. aselfportraitonline.com • learningsuccessinstitute.com customized homeschooling - solimaracademy.com


Turnaround Stories 3: Math Facts Lead to Planning for the Future
Sep 20 • 18 min
In this episode Victoria tells the story of a 4th grader who was having trouble memorizing the multiplication tables. She looked to his learning styles for clues to the best strategies to meet his learning needs. Find out how he went from being…
Turnaround Stories 2: REAL Hands-On Learning with a Surprise Ingredient!
Sep 8 • 17 min
No matter what age the student is, the best, most authentic, long-term learning takes place when the student is allowed to experiment, make mistakes, and discover principles, concepts, and processes on his/her own. Find out what happens when a…
Turnaround Stories 1: A Thinker in a Family of Athletes
Sep 1 • 18 min
Greg was having difficulties at school and also didn’t seem to fit in with his family. All of them were athletic, energetic, and noisy! Except for Greg. No one could understand why he didn’t want to go to game after game, why he became upset and edgy and…
C.A.R.E.S. Series Episode 6: Switch On Confidence
Aug 25 • 11 min
Leading with negative judgments, anxiety, and worry is a missed opportunity to connect with the hearts of children, their liveliness and passion for life. Accepting, supportive, confidence-building actions stimulate the release of hormones in the body and…
C.A.R.E.S. Series Episode 5: Expand Your View of What Motivates Your Child or Student
Aug 18 • 14 min
It’s hard to stop happy, satisfied people from trying to learn more about themselves and the world, or from feeling good about themselves when they’ve accomplished something. It’s not actually human nature to do as little as possible - that’s a sign that…
C.A.R.E.S. Series Episode 4: Respond Rather Than React
Aug 11 • 16 min
When things happen that are outside your comfort zone, and you’re feeling a lot of pressure, what do you do? This episode is about reactivity and responsiveness, the difference between the two, what brings them out in you, and how they affect your life…
C.A.R.E.S. Series Episode 3: Accept Your Role as Your Child’s or Student’s Coach
Aug 7 • 12 min
We believe that our job as teachers and parents is to be Great Coaches – coaching young people to believe in themselves, to be confident in their own abilities and what they CAN do. This episode is all about how to bring out the stars in our children and…
C.A.R.E.S. Series Episode 2: Celebrate Your Child or Student
Jul 29 • 12 min
Children see themselves as we see them, and that is what they are going to believe. If we mostly see and point out their faults, they will see themselves as faulty, with nothing to share. If we see and CELEBRATE their strengths and abilities, they will…
C.A.R.E.S Series Episode 1: What Are Give-N-Take Kids?
Jul 23 • 11 min
What are Give-N-Take Kids? What does it mean to “grow” Give-N-Take Kids? And how do we do it? In this episode we will answer these questions. And we will explore environments that allow kids to thrive by developing Give-N-Take attributes that follow them…