Learners Love to Learn!

This week, we begin learning more about each of the StrengthsFinder themes. This video from the Gallup Theme Thursday Shorts Season 3  “Called to Coach” series explains the learner theme strengths.  Not surprisingly, learner is the most prevalent strength among the staff of LOCCS. It is also somewhat fitting that our featured theme, learner, falls … Read moreLearners Love to Learn!

Supporting Learners: Name It, Aim It, Claim It

“Our greatest contribution is to be sure there is a teacher in every classroom who cares that every student, every day, learns and grows and feels like a real human being.” – Don Clifton, Father of Strengths Psychology and Inventor of Clifton Strengths (strengthscenter.com, 2018) We celebrated Thanksgiving this weekend. For many of us, it … Read moreSupporting Learners: Name It, Aim It, Claim It

Strength, Hope, Peace: Strength Based Practices Support Learning

“Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.” – St. Francis of Assisi LOCCS believes that the road to graduation begins the moment the students step into our Prekindergarten classrooms. Positive relationships, meaningful learning, and inclusive strategies support students entering our classrooms ready to learn. We … Read moreStrength, Hope, Peace: Strength Based Practices Support Learning