Learning       | Consulting        | Assessment¡ NarejoHR,	  	     § Established	  2002	     § Service	  Offerings	  ¡ ...
Subject	               Grade	  English	               A	  Social	  Studies	     A+	  Math	                  D	  Science	  ...
¡  What	  do	  you	  think	  will	  help	  you	  to	  be	  more	     successful?	  A. Building	  on	  Strengths	  B. Fixi...
1.    Survival	  of	  the	  fittest	  2.    	  Deficit-­‐based	        remediation	  3.    	  Strengths-­‐based	        deve...
¡  Diagnose	  the	              ¡  Describe	  what’s	    problem	                          wanted	  ¡  Discover	  the	 ...
¡  Spending	  most	  of	  your	  time	  in	  your	  area	  of	     weakness—while	  it	  will	  improve	  your	  skills,	...
¡  	  “Individuals	  gain	  more	  when	  they	             build	  on	  their	  talents,	  than	  when	             they...
“The best teachers tended tolook for and appreciate theindividual value of eachstudent….they looked for theabilities that ...
¡    Problems	                   ¡    Possibilities	  ¡    Attendance	                 ¡    Engagement	  ¡    Complia...
¡  Connects	  to	  what	  students	  already	  have	    inside	  them	  ¡  Builds	  on	  their	  prior	  experiences	  a...
What	  is	  your                 	  
¡  Know	  their	  own	  strengths	  and	  how	  they	     combine	  to	  produce	  excellence	  in	  teaching	  ¡  	  Ap...
Natural	  way	  of	  thinking,	                                            feeling,	  behaving	           	               ...
¡  Capitalizes	  on	  the	  instructor’s	  strengths	  for	        ¤	    maximum	  teaching	  effectiveness	  ¡  Connect...
Discover	  Your	  Strengths	  	                     Fast, DirectClosed, Task                            Open, People      ...
ent’	  • Identify	  a	   ‘challenging’	  stud                                                          	                  ...
¡  Unknowingly,	  you	  communicate	    and	  teach	  according	  to	  your	  style	  ¡  What	  is	  each	  style’s	  co...
¡  Know	  who	  you	  are	  and	  teach	  from	  your	    strengths	  ¡  Love	  what	  you	  teach	  and	  who	  you	  t...
Learning      | Consulting   | AssessmentRahila	  Narejo	  Lead	  Consultant,	  Chief	  Executive	  	  	  	  	  	  Email:	...
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A presentation I did for over 400 teachers on March 17, 2012, at ROOT's International Teacher's Symposium in Islamabad.

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  1. 1. Learning | Consulting | Assessment¡ NarejoHR,     § Established  2002   § Service  Offerings  ¡ Rahila  Narejo   § Chief  Executive  &  Lead  HR  Consultant,  NarejoHR  (Pvt.)  Ltd.     § Psychobiologist,  Univ.  California,  Los  Angeles     § Psychometrician,  British  Psychological  Society   § Certified  Balanced  Scorecard  Professional,  Palladium  Group   § Columnist,  Workplace  Sanity,  DAWN  Newspaper  
  2. 2. Subject   Grade  English   A  Social  Studies   A+  Math   D  Science   B  
  3. 3. ¡  What  do  you  think  will  help  you  to  be  more   successful?  A. Building  on  Strengths  B. Fixing  Weaknesses  
  4. 4. 1.  Survival  of  the  fittest  2.   Deficit-­‐based   remediation  3.   Strengths-­‐based   development  and   application   -­‐  Parker  Palmer,   The  Courage  to  Teach  
  5. 5. ¡  Diagnose  the   ¡  Describe  what’s   problem   wanted  ¡  Discover  the  cause   ¡  Discover  what’s  ¡  Address  the   already  working   weakness/problem   ¡  Find  strengths/ solutions  
  6. 6. ¡  Spending  most  of  your  time  in  your  area  of   weakness—while  it  will  improve  your  skills,   perhaps  to  a  level  of  “average”—will  NOT   produce  excellence    ¡   This  approach  does  NOT  tap  into  student   motivation  or  lead  to  student  engagement  ¡   The  biggest  challenge  facing  us  as  educators:   how  to  engage  the  hearts,  minds,  and  souls   of  our  students  
  7. 7. ¡   “Individuals  gain  more  when  they   build  on  their  talents,  than  when   they  make  comparable  efforts  to   improve  their  areas  of  weakness.”      ¡  Clifton  &  Harter,  2003,  p.  112  
  8. 8. “The best teachers tended tolook for and appreciate theindividual value of eachstudent….they looked for theabilities that any person broughtto the table.” Bain  (2005)  
  9. 9. ¡  Problems   ¡  Possibilities  ¡  Attendance   ¡  Engagement  ¡  Compliance   ¡  Motivation  ¡  Putting  into  the   ¡  Drawing  out  from   student   student  ¡  Average   ¡  Excellence  
  10. 10. ¡  Connects  to  what  students  already  have   inside  them  ¡  Builds  on  their  prior  experiences  and   successes  ¡  Generates  positive  emotions  ¡  Fosters  a  sense  of  competence  and   confidence  
  11. 11. What  is  your  
  12. 12. ¡  Know  their  own  strengths  and  how  they   combine  to  produce  excellence  in  teaching  ¡   Apply  their  strengths  to  each  aspect  of  the   teaching/  learning  process:   §  Preparation/course  design   §  interaction  with  students  in  class   §  Mentoring  and  advising  students   §  Grading  and  Feedback  to  Students  
  13. 13. Natural  way  of  thinking,   feeling,  behaving     Time  spent   developing  talent  =   Strength   Ability  to  consistently   perform  Clifton  &  Harter,  2003    
  14. 14. ¡  Capitalizes  on  the  instructor’s  strengths  for   ¤   maximum  teaching  effectiveness  ¡  Connects  students’  strengths  to  strategies  for   mastering  course  content  ¡  Purpose:  to  motivate  and  engage  students  in   their  own  learning  process,  so  that  they  are   able  to  reach  optimal  levels  of  achievement  
  15. 15. Discover  Your  Strengths     Fast, DirectClosed, Task Open, People Calm, Thoughtful
  16. 16. ent’  • Identify  a   ‘challenging’  stud    PAC E?  FAST  or  SLOW• What  is  th e  Communication r   CUS,   in  their  work  and/o • What  is  the  primary  FO   conversations ?  PEOPLE  or  TASK   • W hat  is  their  Style? • What  is  YOUR  style?     erent  in  your  PACE  and • How  are   you  similar  or  diff FOCUS?  
  17. 17. ¡  Unknowingly,  you  communicate   and  teach  according  to  your  style  ¡  What  is  each  style’s  communication   preference?  
  18. 18. ¡  Know  who  you  are  and  teach  from  your   strengths  ¡  Love  what  you  teach  and  who  you  teach  ¡  Know  your  students  and  how  they  learn  ¡  Focus  on  creating  an  intellectually  vital,   engaging  classroom  for  all  Strengths  
  19. 19. Learning | Consulting | AssessmentRahila  Narejo  Lead  Consultant,  Chief  Executive            Email:    info@narejohr.com  Office:    +92  21-­‐3530-­‐1060/61  
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