WELCOME TO UNLOCKING HEROES
"We must look at the people growing before our eyes. Who will they be? How can we fit mathematical thinking into the lives of those folks? How can we fit English and science into these heroes’ stories? That’s our purpose. That’s why we’re here."
Empowered students thrive even in the face of adversity
10 KEYS TO STUDENT EMPOWERMENT: UNLOCKING THE HERO IN EACH CHILD
Discover how to work alongside your students to unlock their potential.
This powerful book reveals 10 keys to creating a classroom where your students can take ownership of their learning and become heroes in their own lives. You’ll learn how to build relationships, support, strength, willpower, soft skills, service, agency, curiosity, innovation, and productive failure. Each key is illustrated in a narrative format, designed with tips and notes to help you make practical changes immediately.
By the end, you’ll have the foundational pieces to create a student-powered classroom where students learn about themselves, fail forward, and gain courage to face challenges head on.
Todd Whitaker, Professor, Department of Educational Leadership, University of Missouri
The best teachers help their students find their own purpose in learning. 10 Keys for Student Empowerment shares resources to help teachers create a classroom culture of courage, innovation, and goal setting that models that problems are just opportunities.
A.J. Juliani, Author of Empower and The PBL Playbook
10 Keys to Student Empowerment is the field-guide we need to make empowering our learners as practical and doable as possible. I dare you to read this book and not come away with something you can use in the classroom tomorrow!
Sean Gaillard, Principal, Moore Magnet Elementary School
The world needs more heroes! Educators Cathleen Beachboard and Marynn Dause have authored an inspirational work that will take you on a heroic journey. Their sincere words sketch an epic resource to build student relationships to the next level in the schoolhouse. As I read this book, I found myself inspired by the keys shared to compel students to take positive action and change the world.
Learn. Grow. Embolden.
Passion with a Purpose
Does your school need a hero? Are there ways that students and staff could work together, if only they knew how? Let us come collaborate with your team. Our fully customizeable sessions include topics such as student motivation, teacher hero training, and administrative vision casting.
Learn by Doing
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