…that students and education stakeholders bring into the various schooling settings; and if such assets are not readily apparent, create assets for the relevant participants. This principle is a hallmark of what we call “Asset–Based” classroom (and other schooling) practices.
“Capacity building is predicated on the existence of integrity in the life experiences of diverse people.”
At the Capstone Institute, that is our philosophy. This is In contrast to sorting students based on supposed ability or other attributes.