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Two Ways to Foster Grit

Two Ways to Foster Grit | Character Education | Scoop.it
To help students learn to overcome obstacles in pursuit of long-term goals, educators should focus on developing cognitive and emotional skills.
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Teaching grit to students - isn't it an experiential thing?

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His devotion to ailing wife will move you to tears | YourHealth | AsiaOne

His devotion to ailing wife will move you to tears | YourHealth | AsiaOne | Character Education | Scoop.it
SINGAPORE - Devotion is a word not often used these days where love is the common currency of expression between a man and woman. If you want to tr
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Devotion and optimism - two traits that can determine one's resilience to setbacks. I am really inspired by the act of this 70 year old man and the tangible and sacrificial love he has for his wife. Inspiring story in an age of transactional relationships!

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Crazy Guy Just Walking Around In The Snow, Then Zoom Out And.. Whoa.

Crazy Guy Just Walking Around In The Snow, Then Zoom Out And.. Whoa. | Character Education | Scoop.it
It’s possible you've never heard of Simon Beck, but after today, you won’t be able to forget him or his wintry works of art. Simon is an artist and is most well-known for making incredibly delicate...
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Doing your best even when many will not see the fruit of your labour and your masterpiece disappears after one day...Now that's character!

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'Backlash' against the online backlash

'Backlash' against the online backlash | Character Education | Scoop.it
OUR nation has gone through a fair amount of soul-searching over the past few days.
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Courage to stand against a mob whether in reality or virtual reality is something we need to help our students learn. It's time for the adults to role model this for them rather than be the mob that they see.

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» The Golden Rule of Habit Change - World of Psychology

» The Golden Rule of Habit Change - World of Psychology | Character Education | Scoop.it
In the last decade, our understanding of the neurology of habit formation has been transformed. A quiet revolution has upended our concept of the way
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Can this shed some light on how schools can do attribution retraining or learned optimism? Cue, routine and reward may be a good framework to look into the mindsets of students. 

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How David Hoe fought his way to university

He helped mum sell tissues at age 7, landed in Normal (Tech) stream, now has teaching scholarship.
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Great example of what having growth mindset and grit can achieve for someone who's odds are stacked against them. 

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Watch The First 54 Seconds. That’s All I Ask. You’ll Be Hooked After That, I Swear.

Watch The First 54 Seconds. That’s All I Ask. You’ll Be Hooked After That, I Swear. | Character Education | Scoop.it
How did they turn something once regarded as so gross into something so beautiful?
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Landfillharmonic... Makes you think about the meaning of music and music education for all. Personally very impressed by the resilience and the hope created by the opportunity to make music. Indeed, music is the language of the soul.

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