Educating for Empathy and Emotional Well-Being
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The many emotional issues that effect the education and well being of our students.
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How Kids Learn Resilience

How Kids Learn Resilience | Educating for Empathy and Emotional Well-Being | Scoop.it
In recent years, the idea that educators should be teaching kids qualities like grit and self-control has caught on. Successful strategies, though, are hard to come by.
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Not only how student can develop resilience, but also incentives backfire that actually diminish learning by offering cash rewards for performance
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Ways to Cultivate Your Emotional Resilience This Year

Ways to Cultivate Your Emotional Resilience This Year | Educating for Empathy and Emotional Well-Being | Scoop.it
Here's some tips for educators for managing stress and boosting their reserves of emotional energy so that they can better enjoy teaching and leading in schools.
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there are some great ideas and recommendations here for teachers to promote their own emotional well being. Great time of year to consider and start practicing.

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50 Things You Can Say To Encourage A Child -

50 Things You Can Say To Encourage A Child - | Educating for Empathy and Emotional Well-Being | Scoop.it

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Via Susan Grigsby @sksgrigsby
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 A nice reminder to print up to remind us all about the growth mindset and the power of resilience, teamwork, and encouragement.

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Jaime Salcedo Luna's curator insight, January 11, 2:34 PM

50 frases motivadoras para nuestros alumnos.

Victor Ventura's curator insight, January 13, 12:57 PM

Double up on this list by adding 50 of your ways. Then commit to using them daily.

Melissa Spears's curator insight, January 15, 1:21 AM

There are several ways to encourage students. Encouragement make the students more confident about the work they are doing. Teachers and parent have a look at the article to know how you can encourage students or your children.

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Overcoming the Fear of Being Wrong: 20 Ways To Help Your Students

Overcoming the Fear of Being Wrong: 20 Ways To Help Your Students | Educating for Empathy and Emotional Well-Being | Scoop.it

"Like cheating on a test, ignoring a friend’s phone call, wallowing in self-pity, or eating a pint of ice cream in one sitting, being wrong feels the worst when someone else is around to witness it. Unlike these things, being wrong is unjustly stigmatized as unacceptable. Everyone answers a question incorrectly now and then, but it’s the shame associated with being wrong, especially in front of others, that harms us more than the fault itself."


Via Beth Dichter
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We will never grow if we don't make mistakes and then learn from them. I am sure Bill Gates and James Dyson would agree. Look up any interview with them as they talk about their products.

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Beth Dichter's curator insight, March 16, 2014 9:27 PM

Many students are afraid to fail. Therefore they may be afraid to try new things or to ask questions. Too often we may hear the words "I don't know" because the student may feel embarrassed if the give an incorrect answer. This post discusses this topic in some detail before it provides 20 suggestions on ways to work with students to help them overcome the fear of being wrong. Five of the suggestions are below. Additional information on each is in the post as well as fifteen additional suggestions.

* Learning has two definitions and one is failure.

* Always respond to an answer with more than No."

* Turn wrong answers into a learning experience for all.

* The "wrong" answer is often more educational than the "right" answer.

* Remember that everyone is wrong sometimes.