‘Agency’ — A Noun That Translates Into Success

August 1, 2013
Lydia Dobyns

Lydia Dobyns

When we think of the skills students need to be successful in school and in life, the word “agency” doesn’t usually pop into mind. But maybe it’s time…

Through the tenets of “agency,” we can help students see effort and practice in a new light and associate both as growth paths and, ultimately, success. We can provide students with the skills to rebound from setbacks and build confidence as they welcome new challenges. Instilling the principles of “agency” helps students find personal relevance in their work and motivates them to participate actively, build relationships and understand how they impact themselves and their communities.

Read theĀ blogĀ at Huffington Post