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Teaching Students the ABCs of Resilience

Teaching Students the ABCs of Resilience | Digital Learning, Technology, Education | Scoop.it
From natural disasters to economic meltdowns, from wars abroad to tragic shootings close to home, this year brought to light the increasing complexity of the world in which we raise kids. Our natural

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David Hain's curator insight, January 15, 2013 11:55 AM

Couldn't agree more, thanks Christine for a timely reminder. Keeping them  in cotton wool doesn't help them long term, but helping them to develop 'boucebackability' really will  pay off...

Larry Glover's curator insight, January 21, 2013 4:18 PM

It's a good thing resilience is both innate... and can be cultivated!

jenscomar's curator insight, June 17, 2013 8:18 PM

ABCs of Resilience:  Adversity leads to beliefs leads to consequences.  Makes a lot of sense.  Meshes well with the concept of growth mind-set.  Will be good for stage three of our group learning next year. #GSIP

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Inspiring the Next Generation of Thinkers - Edudemic

Inspiring the Next Generation of Thinkers - Edudemic | Digital Learning, Technology, Education | Scoop.it
Teaching kids goes beyond textbooks and classroom lessons. It has to include teaching them to open their minds and how to think for themselves.

This is how we will encourage them to reach their full potential.

One of the most important things we can teach kids is to believe in themselves. As adults we have an obligation to younger generations to help them gain confidence. We should also help them explore their ability to be creative.


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Run, Jump, Learn! How Exercise can Transform our Schools: John J. Ratey, MD at TEDxManhattanBeach

While exercise in good for the body, Dr. John J. Ratey, MD, argues it is more important for the brain, especially when it comes to students in the classroom....

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Ariana Amorim's curator insight, January 10, 2013 4:21 AM

A must watch video. Dr Ratey is an internationally recognized expert in the brain-exercise connection. See his latest book, "Spark: The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain" (http://www.amazon.com/Spark-Revolutionary-Science-Exercise-Brain/dp/0316113506)