Motivation Key #6: Future-Ready or Not, Here Comes Life!
If you are between the ages of eleven and twenty, take note. What you do with your abilities during this time can have a lasting impact on your future success as an adult. How so? Dramatic changes are taking place in your brain. Find out what is going on in there. ---> NOTE: This is one of several Digital Learning Tool resource collections designed to support the 6 critical conditions that MUST be present in our teaching and learning environments in order to counter student misbehavior, apathy, and rebellion. Contact Info@PODLS.com to schedule a training seminar for your school.
Armed with a knowledge of personal strengths, interests, and ways of learning [Keys 1-5], learners can feel OPTIMISTIC [Key 6] about the future and make wise career choices.
FOR OUR STUDENTS: "Knowledge of your personal strengths, weaknesses, interests, dreams, and personality traits helps tremendously in charting the course for life beyond school. What you choose to do with your abilities during this time can have lasting impact on your future success as an adult. How? If you are between the ages of eleven and twenty, DRAMATIC changes are taking place in your brain. Neural pathways that you put to use MORE than others become enhanced, or hard wired into the brain, through a process called myelination. At the same time, pruning (cutting back or trimming) is occurring to the nerve cells that are NOT being used. Do you grasp the seriousness of this information? Are you hard wiring your neural pathways with skills needed for a productive work life and personal life or are you wasting this brief, but CRITICAL, window of opportunity to power up for your future?"