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Stop running with scalpels!

And you thought kids running with scissors was bad… Surgeons use these tools to cut people open and we expect high school students to be able to safely use one to open a frog? With having a solid set of … Continue reading

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What Does It Mean to Be Strong?

For most people the first thing that comes to mind when they hear the word “strong” is raw strength, such as muscles.  But when we hear the phrase “Play to your strengths”, most people don’t mean play to your raw … Continue reading

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Turning Weaknesses into Strengths

This quote really stuck with me. To me this quote saying that we need to know what our strengths and weakness are. By knowing what our weaknesses are, we are able to work on them until they evolve into strengths. … Continue reading

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An Interesting Perspective: Strength in Numbers

Howdy bloggers, Welcome back to the second installment of series 2 of An Interesting Perspective. In this post, we will discuss the StrengthsFinder test, and determine how those results can be put to use within the classroom. How Do We … Continue reading

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Where I Am Weak, Then I Am Strong

This past week, my methods class took the Strengths Finder 2.0 Test to determine our strengths.  They varied in categories, but there was one trend that I found particularly interesting– In talking about our strengths, we all seemed to focus … Continue reading

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What am I good at?

“But I’m not good at anything.” “But I’m not creative.” “But I’m not smart.” These are excuses you will hear every day in a classroom. I am the speaker of those words. There are some days when I feel I … Continue reading

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