A couple times a year, students in different parts of Prince of Wales Island are locked up together for three days. It’s PHlight Club, a program that aims to increase kids’ ability to cope with challenges, and improve their support system.Read More
As the new school year begins, we have the opportunity to support youth in new ways and see them in full-color. Caring and connected adults (Anchors) can make a profound difference in the lives of youth. Here are some tips to support students in and outside of a school setting:Read More
For Kris Devereaux, Chief Academic Officer, and her colleagues at Zionsville Community Schools in Indiana, strengthening the Social and Emotional competence of students throughout the district is a top priority. And they have invited Brightways Learning to help them reach their goals by implementing Kaleidoscope Connect’s Integrative Youth Development (IYD) framework.Read More
By Heather Lusk of Current in Zionsville
Why do some children thrive while others fail?
That was the question youth advocate Derek Peterson explored as he spoke to more than 1,500 community members over two sessions Aug. 3 after meeting with educators, Zionsville Community Schools staff and selected students.Read More
Brightways Learning is a Certified Rehabilitation Provider for Pre-Employment Transition Services (Pre-ETS) program through the Alaska Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR).
Pre-ETS is for students with disabilities ages 14-21 who are on an IEP, 504 Plan or are “potentially eligible” for DVR services.Read More
Within the Kaleidoscope Connect framework, we do not ask youth, “How smart are you?” Instead we ask, “How are you smart?” By looking through this strength-based lens, we celebrate the unique talents and intelligences that every youth has.
To help youth grow their resiliency, here are 4 tips to support them in the development of their individual intelligences:Read More