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
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
“Caring for the Carers” is one of the principles that our Kaleidoscope Connect full-color framework teaches, and it is represented by the color Indigo.Read More
Bullies are perfect examples of labeling, where we have lost focus of their positive traits. Instead of looking at what’s wrong with students, we should look at – and amplify – what’s right.Read More
PHlight Club changed me. My web of support is stronger than ever, I am connected to people, and I feel loved and supported.Read More