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Is the Drive for Success Making Our Children Sick?

Is the Drive for Success Making Our Children Sick? | well-being | Scoop.it
Across the country, children are experiencing depression, anxiety and even physical strain because of the pressures of school.
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Tools to Teach Teen Compassion & Empathy

Tools to Teach Teen Compassion & Empathy | well-being | Scoop.it

As a parent, you want to see your child act with compassion and show empathy to others. They may need a bit of a push and some guidance, though, to learn how to show others these qualities.

 

Teaching compassion and empathy to children can start when children are very young. However, if you haven't discussed these ideas and values with your children until the teen years, it's not too late. While the sooner you start mentioning these qualities as a family value, the better; you can still give your...

 

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5 Ways to Get Your Unwanted Emotions Under Control

5 Ways to Get Your Unwanted Emotions Under Control | well-being | Scoop.it
Anger, disappointment, and resentment can't be erased. But they can be evaded.
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Gratitude: A Powerful Tool for Your Classroom

Gratitude: A Powerful Tool for Your Classroom | well-being | Scoop.it
By exercising the "gratitude muscle" with a gratitude journal, students can harness positive thinking to increase their grades, goals, and quality of life.
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Is 'Grit' Racist?

Is 'Grit' Racist? | well-being | Scoop.it
Educators at a progressive ed-tech conference sought to provide nuance to the charge that the way schools have embraced "grit" has been harmful to children of color and students from circumstances of poverty.
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Is the Teaching of Noncognitive Skills Just a Distraction?

Is the Teaching of Noncognitive Skills Just a Distraction? | well-being | Scoop.it
A new study raises question about whether schools should be doing more to teach noncognitive traits.
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How Experts Practice Better Than the Rest

How Experts Practice Better Than the Rest | well-being | Scoop.it

ys tYou can't simply put in your time and log 10,000 hours. You have to practice deliberately on a specific skill. But what does that mean? What, exactly, does deliberate practice look like?...

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Why Does Physical Inactivity Drain Human Brain Power?

Why Does Physical Inactivity Drain Human Brain Power? | well-being | Scoop.it
Neuroscience confirms that sedentarism reduces cognitive performance.
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Q&A with Daniel Goleman: How the Research Supports Social-Emotional Learning

Q&A with Daniel Goleman: How the Research Supports Social-Emotional Learning | well-being | Scoop.it
Research shows that SEL increases prosocial classroom behavior, teaches cognitive control, changes students' home life, and prepares them for future success.
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Science Says Lasting Relationships Come Down To 2 Basic Traits

Science Says Lasting Relationships Come Down To 2 Basic Traits | well-being | Scoop.it
It has to do with how people respond to their partners' "bids."
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Teach Your Kids Grit | Mental Toughness | Changing the Game Project

Teach Your Kids Grit | Mental Toughness | Changing the Game Project | well-being | Scoop.it
There are athletes – many of them, but not all of them, coming from well-to-do families – whom display an apathetic, indifferent attitude toward challenging situations, difficult training, tough coaches, and most any obstacle that lies in their path toward their goals. At every obstacle, they turn back. They need to be taught grit.
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4 Ways to Encourage a Growth Mindset in the Classroom (EdSurge News)

Contrary to popular belief, high achievement isn’t merely a product of talent and ability.In fact, our internal beliefs about our own abilities, skills, and potential actually fuel behavioral patterns and predict success. Leading Stanford psychologist Carol Dweck argues that the pivotal quality sepa
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What’s Going on Inside the Brain Of A Curious Child?

What’s Going on Inside the Brain Of A Curious Child? | well-being | Scoop.it
New research suggests that curiosity triggers chemical changes in the brain that help students better understand and retain information.

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A Simple Technique to Prevent Choking under Pressure (Which Sounds Like it Couldn’t Possibly Work)

A Simple Technique to Prevent Choking under Pressure (Which Sounds Like it Couldn’t Possibly Work) | well-being | Scoop.it
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This is a great and concise list that adolescents can understand.

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The Three Most Important Questions You Can Ask Your Teenager

The Three Most Important Questions You Can Ask Your Teenager | well-being | Scoop.it
he millennials are accomplishing great things. But too many of them look inside only to peer into a void that we, at least in part, have helped to create. In our efforts to push our kids ahead, we have forgotten to ask why pushing ahead is important ...
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The 10,000 Hour Rule Is Wrong and Perpetuates a Cruel Myth

The 10,000 Hour Rule Is Wrong and Perpetuates a Cruel Myth | well-being | Scoop.it
A decade ago, Magnus Carlsen, who at the time was only 13 years old, created a sensation in the chess world when he defeated former world champion Anatoly Karpov at a chess tournament in Reykjavik, Iceland, and the next day played then-top-rated Garry Kasparov—who is widely regarded as the best...
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Rejection Screws With Your Actual, Beating Heart

Rejection Screws With Your Actual, Beating Heart | well-being | Scoop.it
When everyone really is hanging out without you.
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Resilience and Breast Cancer

Resilience and Breast Cancer | well-being | Scoop.it
Research shows resilience can ease stress and improve life satisfaction among people diagnosed with cancer, but what does it mean to be “resilient”? In anticipation of our November 18 community mee...
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Wearing Your Failures on Your Sleeve

Wearing Your Failures on Your Sleeve | well-being | Scoop.it
In entrepreneurial circles, a start-up flop is now something to analyze and proclaim, not hide.
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The Learning Myth: Why I'll Never Tell My Son He's Smart

The Learning Myth: Why I'll Never Tell My Son He's Smart | well-being | Scoop.it
He then said, "Dad, aren't you glad how I struggled with that word? I think I could feel my brain growing." I smiled: my son was now verbalizing the tell­-tale signs of a 'growth­ mindset.'...
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This Is Your Brain on Drugs

This Is Your Brain on Drugs | well-being | Scoop.it
New studies show that the effects of marijuana on young people may be greater than we thought. One has found brain differences even in casual smokers.
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