resourcefulness-transparentIMPACT RESOURCEFULNESS

  • Help kids see themselves as strategic thinkers and achievers who accomplish goals through hard work.
  • Ask them to rephrase problems as questions, and then seek to discover possible answers.
  • Involve youth in communities, doing research, sharing ideas, and contributing to decision making.
  • Set high expectations and support children’s abilities to accomplish goals.
  • Teach them to be adaptable, to live without rigid rules or preconceived ideas.

 

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Conversation Starters

  1. Describe a time when you worked hard to achieve a goal.  What was the goal? What challenges did you overcome? What strengths helped you along the way?
  2. Share a story about doing something you have done that you once thought you would never have the courage to do.

 

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