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Race, Race, Race. Win, Win, Win

Jenifer Fox | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Jenifer Fox

Last night's speech sent me racing back to the 1980s where the rhetoric around education was much the same as we heard this week in the State of the Union.

Redefining Greatness (It's Complicated)

Tony Schwartz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tony Schwartz

Greatness demands both decisiveness and flexibility, courage and prudence, strength and vulnerability, action and introspection. The true measure of greatness is our capacity to navigate between varying opposites.

Students Need Things We Don't Teach

Jenifer Fox | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Jenifer Fox

The best way to guide students toward finding meaningful work is to develop their strengths and to help them understand how they learn.

Students Know What Makes a Good School (VIDEO)

Jenifer Fox | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Jenifer Fox

Students at Urban love their school, take pride in their education and want to succeed. The model at Urban can be replicated without pouring millions and millions of dollars into a fancy new environment.

Strengths Movement Can Revitalize Schools

Jenifer Fox | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Jenifer Fox

What if everyone viewed the things you did as needed contributions, and rather than looking for what is wrong with you, people pointed out what is right with you?

Our Time has Come: Hope, Change and Superman

Jenifer Fox | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Jenifer Fox

The debate on education should be as nuanced as the lives of the various children who walk through the doors of our nation's schools every day, intent on learning.

Back to School Tips for Parents

Jenifer Fox | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jenifer Fox

A new year means a new start and here are some strengths tips that will make the transition back to school easier for you and your child.

Parent-Teacher Conferences, a Time to Celebrate Strengths

Jenifer Fox | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jenifer Fox

It's parent-teacher conference time and you arranged your schedule three weeks in advance to attend. If you are like most parents, you feel a certain ...

The High Cost of a Brand Name College

Jenifer Fox | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jenifer Fox

Since 1983, U.S. News & World Report has changed the way parents and students choose institutions of higher education, so that a college degree is only as good as its brand name.

10 Tips for Discovering Your Child's Strengths

Jenifer Fox | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jenifer Fox

5. Listen to children. They know their strengths better than anyone. But in order to listen effectively, you must ask a lot of questions.