Teaching to Student Strengths
Respond to the following prompt:
In the book Drive by Dan Pink (2009), the author states “For artists, scientists, inventors, schoolchildren, and the rest of us, intrinsic motivation ??” the drive to do something because it is interesting, challenging, and absorbing ??” is essential for high levels of creativity” (p. 45). Explain how each of the five principles of teaching to student strengths can stimulate interest, challenge, and creativity in students. Further, discuss how teachingto student strengths can have a positive impact on teachers, students, and the classroom community. Lastly, discuss a time when you either seized an opportunity to identify, recognize, and/or value the strengths in a child or individual that resulted in a positive outcome. How did this help to stimulate creativity?
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