35 episodes

Our mission - empower parents and educators to empower kids to give and receive respectfully:
•Find out how your child/student learns, works, and communicates
best.
•Deal with school issues and gain the confidence to reframe labels
such as ADD, learning disabled, slow, lazy, or “just average”.
•Strengthen communication among family/class members.
•Acknowledge and encourage the strengths and “power traits” of
each family/group member and their unique contributions to the
world.
aselfportraitonline.com • learningsuccessinstitute.com
customized homeschooling - solimaracademy.com

Growing "Give-N-Take" Kids: Power Traits for Life™ Victoria & Mariaemma

    • Kids & Family

Our mission - empower parents and educators to empower kids to give and receive respectfully:
•Find out how your child/student learns, works, and communicates
best.
•Deal with school issues and gain the confidence to reframe labels
such as ADD, learning disabled, slow, lazy, or “just average”.
•Strengthen communication among family/class members.
•Acknowledge and encourage the strengths and “power traits” of
each family/group member and their unique contributions to the
world.
aselfportraitonline.com • learningsuccessinstitute.com
customized homeschooling - solimaracademy.com

    Schooling & Learning - What's the Difference?

    Schooling & Learning - What's the Difference?

    Schooling is not the same as learning. In this episode Victoria and Mariaemma talk about the amazing opportunity parents have during the virus lock down to facilitate real learning in the home that is fun and engaging. These concepts and practical examples are just as valuable beyond the lock down, whether it's helping with homework, home schooling, or applying these principles in the classroom.

    For more information or questions: email info@learningsuccesscoach.com, call 805-648-1739 or visit powertraitsforlife.com

    copyright 2020 Reflective Educational Perspectives LLC

    • 18 min
    Identifying Feelings & Needs - What's the Big Deal?

    Identifying Feelings & Needs - What's the Big Deal?

    Victoria & Mariaemma discuss the importance of identifying feelings and needs to have more effective communication, improve relationships, and create more harmony. Victoria describes a tool that facilitates this process, called the No-Fault Game. For more information or questions contact Victoria at 805-701-0789 or victoria.hodson@sbcglobal.net, or visit http://thenofaultzone.com.

    copyright 2020 Reflective Educational Perspectives LLC

    • 24 min
    School At Home Made Easier: Be F.I.T.T.T.!

    School At Home Made Easier: Be F.I.T.T.T.!

    Victoria presents our LearningSuccess™ F.I.T.T.T. Principles to help school at home be easier and more fun:

    To contact Victoria - victoria.hodson@sbcglobal.net, 805-701-0789

    Special discount offering during this Coronavirus school-at-home  time: our Power Traits Assessment is $10 off the regular price of $35 -  use this link: https://aselfportraitonline.net/store/default.asp?promo=corona2020

    For more information or questions: email m@learningsuccesscoach.com, call 805-648-1739 or visit powertraitsforlife.com

    copyright 2020 Reflective Educational Perspectives LLC

    • 20 min
    School at Home Made Easier: Different Learners, Different Needs.

    School at Home Made Easier: Different Learners, Different Needs.

    Mariaemma & Victoria discuss the needs of different kinds of learners, as well as the importance of paying attention to the learner's surroundings - such as sound - noise, quiet, music; body position - sitting, standing, reclining; type of lighting; and color. These things might sound trivial, but they can make a huge difference in a learner's ability to focus, process, and learn. Applying strategies for various learning needs makes learning easier and more fun for students, parents, and teachers and in this episode, you will get lots of practical examples you can apply right now.

    Special discount offering during this Coronavirus school-at-home time: our Power Traits Assessment is $10 off the regular price of $35 - use this link: https://aselfportraitonline.net/store/default.asp?promo=corona2020

    For more information or questions: email m@learningsuccesscoach.com, call 805-648-1739 or visit powertraitsforlife.com

    copyright 2020 Reflective Educational Perspectives LLC

    • 26 min
    Forced Homeschooling: The Importance of the Emotional Factor During the Corona Virus Lockdown

    Forced Homeschooling: The Importance of the Emotional Factor During the Corona Virus Lockdown

    Mariaemma interviews Edie Lanphar - teacher, educational therapist, and now director of curriculum & instruction at her current school. Edie shares the importance of taking into account the emotional factor affecting our children during this difficult time: how to focus on their strengths in the learning situation, as well as on their feelings and needs — not only for learning but for their overall health and emotional well-being. 

    For more information or questions: email m@learningsuccesscoach.com, call 805-648-1739 or visit powertraitsforlife.com

    copyright 2020 Reflective Educational Perspectives LLC

    • 27 min
    Forced Home Schooling: How to relax and even enjoy it!

    Forced Home Schooling: How to relax and even enjoy it!

    Because of the Coronavirus, many families are now in the third week of schooling at home. In this episode Mariaemma interviews educator Dawn Jackson, who is also the new owner/director of Solimar Academy, which was founded more than a decade ago by the LearningSuccess™ Institute. Dawn shares her expertise and passion for teaching and learning, with great tips for parents on how to relax, let go of fears, and enjoy the adventure!

    For more information or questions: email dawn@solimaracademy.com or m@learningsuccesscoach.com or visit: solimaracademy.com, powertraitsforlife.com

    copyright 2020 Reflective Educational Perspectives LLC

    • 34 min

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