Weekly Roundup: Self-Esteem

This week we’ve been delving into self-esteem. If you missed our Facebook posts, here’s a list of helpful resources for building Asset #38 Self-Esteem. Download our FREE printable at the end to use with your family over the long weekend. And if you’re struggling with how to entertain your kids, this list of activities can […]

Good Job not Saying “Good Job!”

Admittedly, when I read that one of the 40 Developmental Assets was Self-Esteem, I sort of rolled my eyes. It feels so 90’s. Everyone gets a participation trophy and told how wonderful they are. Then, we all pat ourselves on the back, say “Good job,” and go home knowing what a difference we made. And […]

But Wait, Why?

Last week we featured Jacob Zarpentine as a Asset Builder of the Month for helping us administer the DAP. DAP stands for The Developmental Assets Profile. Developed by the Search Institute, it is “a reliable and valid assessment of the strengths, supports, and social and emotional factors that are essential for young people‚Äôs success in […]

What We’ve Been Up To

It’s been a busy few weeks for us, as we’ve been doing a deep dive into the results of the Developmental Assets Profile (DAP) our seventh, ninth, and eleventh graders took back in December. Thanks Wendi and Jacob, middle and high school counselors, for administering the survey! Look for a profile on their good work […]