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WATCH: How Friendship Can Save The World

WATCH: How Friendship Can Save The World | Building Resilient Students | Scoop.it
Nobel laureate, Holocaust survivor and peace advocate Elie Wiesel has seen the best -- and worst -- of human nature, and he believes that the greatest offering any one person can give to humanity is the gift of friendship.
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Resilience in the moment

Resilience in the moment | Building Resilient Students | Scoop.it
“A good half of the art of living is resilience.” ~ Alain de Botton. As companies embark on another tough year ahead in 2013, and a climate of ongoing uncertainty, they are increasingly placing &#8...
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"A good half of the art of living is resilience."

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Make Civic Engagement a Priority in the New Year - Huffington Post

Make Civic Engagement a Priority in the New Year - Huffington Post | Building Resilient Students | Scoop.it
Make Civic Engagement a Priority in the New Year Huffington Post Due to the dilapidated nature of the school building -- broken furniture, cracked windows, freezing classrooms, broken and dirty restrooms, a lack of lunch or gym facilities --...
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Teaching students civic engagement 

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Building Social and Emotional Skills in Elementary Students: Passion and Strengths

In this nine-part series, we will look at important factors that influence the happiness and social and emotional learning of elementary school age children. These are very useful in helping students
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Students Teaching Students – The Peer Math Experiment

Students Teaching Students – The Peer Math Experiment | Building Resilient Students | Scoop.it
A math experiment fostering student collaboration and engagement http://t.co/gbDZdXK4 #mathchat #cdned #onted
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Suicide prevention hotline receives more than 500 texts

Suicide prevention hotline receives more than 500 texts | Building Resilient Students | Scoop.it
The numbers are scary. Since introducing a texting service in late March, the suicide prevention and crisis intervention hotline CONTACT We Care has received more than 500 texts from people in distress, the majority coming from teenagers, the...
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Frightening stats on teen suicide. 

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We Must Help Our Nation's Homeless Children Get an Education - Huffington Post (blog)

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We Must Help Our Nation's Homeless Children Get an Education
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Frankie is nine years old. He has a rash all over his face and body -- stress-related said the doctor.
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Why Education Matters. - Edudemic

Why Education Matters. - Edudemic | Building Resilient Students | Scoop.it
Nelson Mandela understands why education matters. His inspirational quote has made me think and reflect on the power of education. (RT @Edudemic: Why Education Matters.
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How will you use your education to change the world?

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Today in Poverty: An Education Wish List - The Nation. (blog)

Today in Poverty: An Education Wish List - The Nation. (blog) | Building Resilient Students | Scoop.it
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Today in Poverty: An Education Wish List
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They are also at higher risk for poor health and developmental problems, and have lower educational attainment.
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Building Resilience in Children

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In today’s environment, children and teens need to develop strengths, acquire skills to cope, recover from hardships, and be prepared for future challenges. Nationally recognized pediatrician Dr.
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Mary Perfitt-Nelson's curator insight, December 20, 2012 10:29 PM

Check out the 7 C's of Resilience!

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Chess instills skills for education, life - Susan Polgar Chess Daily ...

Chess instills skills for education, life - Susan Polgar Chess Daily ... | Building Resilient Students | Scoop.it
Chess is not only a game but a fun activity for schoolchildren as it inculcates useful skills for education as well as for life, chess wizard Viswanathan Anand said Thursday. "Playing chess enhances the memory, gives ...
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How To Connect With Digitally Distracted Students - Edudemic

How To Connect With Digitally Distracted Students - Edudemic | Building Resilient Students | Scoop.it
Looking for a few simple ways to reach distracted students? This handy infographic is worth printing out and it's cute to boot! Hey that rhymes!
Via Mary Perfitt-Nelson
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Really helpful. Thanks, Mary!

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Women in science: confronting failure, developing resilience - The Guardian

Women in science: confronting failure, developing resilience - The Guardian | Building Resilient Students | Scoop.it
Women in science: confronting failure, developing resilienceThe GuardianI was reminded about this event when the Headteacher of Bedford Girls' School, Jo MacKenzie, asked me explicitly to talk about resilience in the speech I had been invited to...
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Believing in Students: The Power to Make a Difference

Believing in Students: The Power to Make a Difference | Building Resilient Students | Scoop.it
After a morning Discipline With Dignity training, the high school principal and I walked to the cafeteria to eat lunch.
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This is a must-read for any educator, especially those working with the students who need us most.

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Mary Perfitt-Nelson's curator insight, December 29, 2012 5:14 PM

Wow.  The five incredible ways to reach out are simple but effective.  Please read.  

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27 Ways To Publish Student Thinking

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27 Ways To Publish Student Thinking

Via Grant Montgomery, Mary Perfitt-Nelson
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Mary Perfitt-Nelson's curator insight, December 28, 2012 11:23 AM

Thinking is the basis for learning.....

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Thinking is the basis for learning.....

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How 17-Year-Old Nikhil Goyal Is Disrupting Education - Edudemic

How 17-Year-Old Nikhil Goyal Is Disrupting Education - Edudemic | Building Resilient Students | Scoop.it
At 17 years old, Nikhil Goyal is shaking up America’s education system. Goyal is a senior at Syosset High School, a public school in New York.

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Mary Perfitt-Nelson's curator insight, December 27, 2012 1:15 PM

This 17 year old is inspiring.

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6 Key Steps For Career Resilience - Forbes

6 Key Steps For Career Resilience - Forbes | Building Resilient Students | Scoop.it
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6 Key Steps For Career Resilience
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As an executive coach, I know that the path to professional success isn't what it used to be.
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Easily translated to the classroom!
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Study: Student Motivation, Study Strategies Trump IQ for Learning Gains | Student Engagement for Learning

Study: Student Motivation, Study Strategies Trump IQ for Learning Gains | Student Engagement for Learning | Building Resilient Students | Scoop.it
Education Week Teacher's take on the latest news, ideas, and resources for teacher leaders.
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Yes, of course! But now our intuition and anecdotal knowledge are validated by research results. 

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How Grades Change Conversations About Assessment & Achievement - Miles' Tomes

How Grades Change Conversations About Assessment & Achievement - Miles' Tomes | Building Resilient Students | Scoop.it
RT @milesmac: How Grades Change Conversations About Assessment & Achievement http://t.co/fHyZsKgZ #education
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Hoping this teacher never has to go back to meaningless grading practices!

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Mind Pried Open: Persistence and Resilience

Mind Pried Open: Persistence and Resilience | Building Resilient Students | Scoop.it
I found reasons to be optimistic despite #Newtown and the government disfunction made clear by the #fiscalcliff http://t.co/5QN4uGZ7
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Nice teasing out of the essence of resilience and how it is the precursor to persistence. 

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Mary Perfitt-Nelson's curator insight, December 20, 2012 10:28 PM

Great one!  Yes.persistence is behind resilience. 

 

Love this:  "we need to design our institutions so that crisis and even failure makes them stronger, instead of destroying them.  Antifragility!  

Mark E. Deschaine, PhD's curator insight, August 7, 2015 12:09 AM

Great one!  Yes.persistence is behind resilience. 

 

Love this:  "we need to design our institutions so that crisis and even failure makes them stronger, instead of destroying them.  Antifragility!  

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Teachers Struggle With Helping Students Who Are Grieving - Education Week News (blog)

Teachers Struggle With Helping Students Who Are Grieving - Education Week News (blog) | Building Resilient Students | Scoop.it
Education Week News (blog) Teachers Struggle With Helping Students Who Are Grieving Education Week News (blog) But as much as teachers want to help students who are grieving—and often the circumstances are far different—teachers and school staff...
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For Young Survivors, Odds of Emotional Recovery Are High

For Young Survivors, Odds of Emotional Recovery Are High | Building Resilient Students | Scoop.it
For young people exposed to traumatic violence like the Newtown school shooting, recovery can be torturous, marked by anxiety, nightmares or substance abuse. But the good news is that most children do heal.
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Motivation, study habits -- not IQ -- determine growth in math achievement - EurekAlert (press release)

Motivation, study habits -- not IQ -- determine growth in math achievement
EurekAlert (press release)
It's not how smart students are but how motivated they are and how they study that determines their growth in math achievement.
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Center For Collaborative Problem Solving

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Dr. Ross W. Green is Director of Cognitive-Behavioural Psychology at the Pediatric Psychopharmacology Unit in the Department of Child Psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School, where he specializes in the treatment of...
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Digital Native vs Digital Citizen? Examining a Dangerous Stereotype

Digital Native vs Digital Citizen? Examining a Dangerous Stereotype | Building Resilient Students | Scoop.it
There are a lot of dangerous stereotypes out there. "Asian students are always better at math." "Boys are always better at sports." And perhaps the most dangerous of all: "The current generation are
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Mary Perfitt-Nelson's curator insight, December 14, 2012 10:33 AM

No excuses!  You don't have to have been raised with it to "get it"~!  : )

Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's curator insight, December 20, 2012 7:45 PM

I like the term adept. It allows me to say I don't know, but know who I can call on. It opens a different learning and teaching space. Am I always the expert teacher? Or am I sometimes the student?