Why focusing on the positive can help schools and students in 2011

12/28/2010 | Edutopia.org

School-improvement coach Elena Aguilar says she has resolved in 2011 to focus on what is working in schools -- rather than what isn't. She writes in this blog post that she often is motivated by discovering and focusing on success instead of failure. Aguilar observed that students also perform better when the focus is on their strengths and not their weaknesses.

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