-- Here's kind of a fun spin-off of the Myers-Briggs test for kids... it is interesting to consider how much personality is fixed vs. a set of skills and preferences and how various temperaments mesh and conflict in families and groups. There are free tests for grown-ups online too but maybe it would be a fun forum or fundraiser to have a workshop with a trained person next year at school?
Susan Cain, author of "Quiet" shares her understanding of the power of introverts in this Ted Talk.
-- Check out this fun braincap :
Ellen McHenry is the artist behind this and she offers a ton of awesome downloads for educators... can't wait to explore her site!
O Magazine has a piece on resilience this month that spoke to me (but I can't find the link) - - there is something about all the endings that happen in May in a school-based life that can make me anxious. As cliched as it is, Oprah suggests Yoga and this summer I'm going to try it -- (Tuesdays @ 4:30 at Prince Memorial Library if anyone wants to join me...)