EMPOWER Your Students

EMPOWER Your Students

Tools to Inspire a Meaningful School Experience, Grades 6–12

By: Lauren Porosoff, Jonathan Weinstein

Discover how to use the elements of EMPOWER—exploration, motivation, participation, openness, willingness, empathy, and resilience—to make school a positive, meaningful experience for students.

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EMPOWER Your Students

Discover how to use the elements of EMPOWER—exploration, motivation, participation, openness, willingness, empathy, and resilience—to make school a positive, meaningful experience in your students’ lives. This highly practical resource offers enjoyable, engaging classroom activities, as well as strategies for refining teaching practices, incorporating student values into course content, and deeply connecting with learners.

  • Understand what values are and how they are different from preferences and goals.
  • Discover how to help students determine what values they want to enact at school and in life.
  • Examine how to incorporate values work into the classroom curriculum in all disciplines.
  • Explore examples of classroom experiences that highlight the importance of student empowerment.
  • Learn how to bring your own values to the classroom to become a better teacher and colleague.

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Product Code: BKF791

ISBN: 9781945349249

Published By: Solution Tree

EMPOWER Your Students is extremely relevant and has tremendous implications for the present and future. There is a diverse amount of strategies that teachers can implement seamlessly. The content focuses both on student behaviors and adult behaviors.... These strategies can be used for all students across the continuum.”

James Sheldahl, associate superintendent,Yuma Union High School District #70, Arizona

EMPOWER Your Students is a highly practical and engaging exploration of strategies and approaches that help students determine what makes school meaningful to them, so they can feel empowered to take action in ways that reflect this meaning. From activities that engage students in an exploration of their own values to strategies that invite parents and colleagues into conversations, this book offers teachers a comprehensive approach to ensuring school really matters to every person within and beyond the educational space. EMPOWER Your Students is an immensely important read for teachers, parents, counselors, and support personnel. You can apply the ideas across any context where relationship and relevance are key”

Katie White, educational consultant and coordinator of learning, North East School Division, Saskatchewan, Canada

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