Stan’s Fantastic Resources

Along with the Great Questions Educator Companion Guide, below you will find our favorite Appreciative Inquiry, Positive Psychology, and Positive Education-based resources. These sites are packed with free, useful materials to boost well-being and encourage appreciative thinking. Enjoy!

Stan and The Four Fantastic Powers – You are here! You’ve found us!
Several resources are at your fingertips! Please visit Stan’s website for a free downloadable Great Questions Guide, a teaching guide for educators and family members to explore how to use The Four Powers in school and at home. Find articles about Appreciative Inquiry in education, strengths-finding, and the power of using the 4D-Cycle with youth.

International Positive Education Network
Download 100’s of free resources to help bring the science of character and wellbeing to your home and community. Learn about the latest research in positive education and join an interactive positive education community.

VIA Institute on Character
Learn about your Me Power! Take a free online character strengths assessment to learn more about your own character strengths. There are adult and youth (ages 10-17) versions of this assessment in over 20 different languages.

The Strengths Exchange
For educators and parents alike, learn the importance of taking on a strengths-based lens with youth. Help you discover their Me Power and improve your We Power by working better together. Watch helpful videos and learn how children, teens and adults use strengths to become the best
versions of themselves.

David Cooperrider Center for Appreciative Inquiry,
Champlain College
Interested in learning more about Appreciative Inquiry as it applies to organizations? The David Cooperrider Center for Appreciative Inquiry at Champlain College Burlington Vermont USA offers valuable programs and resources.

Positive Change Core
Positive Change Core (PCC) is a non-profit organization that supports
strength-focused approaches for schools and youth. PCC invites others to join
in accelerating positive approaches to learning.