Should we concentrate our teaching on trying to improve where students are performing badly, or focus more attention on helping them build on their existing strengths?
It shouldn't be an either /or choice. But according to positive psychology expert, Penny Nesbitt, working on a student's natural strengths will be more rewarding for both the student and their teacher.
Penny spoke to The Learning Capacity Podcast about the movement to positive education and how the strengths approach is being used in classrooms around the world. She also spoke about the power to two little words: "NOT YET".