Starting With Strengths #2:
Using strength based approach to learning stories

Learn how to highlight children's strengths in meaningful ways for parents and children. How do we view children's learning, and how do we assess their strengths? How can we learn to see moments of strength to write about?

by Ali Porteous (New Zealand)

This is a recorded session

Main Ideas

  • Learn

    How highlighting strengths helps children develop self-confidence and independence

  • Tools

    Tips and tricks on how to spot strengths in children

  • Discover

    See how strengths-based teaching leads to better outcomes



Your Instructor

Senior Instructor Ali Porteous

Wellington, New Zealand
With 18 years of Early Childhood teaching experience, Ali is now a teacher and trainer at Ngaio Childspace, where she has lots of fun with getting to know the interests and passions of her tamariki. She also does research, trains teachers, and facilitates courses in Peaceful Curriculum design. Among her many educational interests are the importance of nature, curriculum planning, and writing Learning Stories.

When she is not teaching or looking after her two small children, she loves travelling the country and helping other teachers learn about what can make assessments great.