How important is it to learn how to win and how to lose and the values associated with each place?
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May 22, 2014
We can learn an enormous amount about how to make schools happier and healthier places for both children and adults by studying what psychological qualities the most committed teachers possess.
May 08, 2014
It is too easy to forget the pure joy happiness brings as it reveals the truth. After all, when we are truly happy doesn't everything feel more balanced, less extreme, and more like it truly is, without the shadows of darkness and worry? All things happen in a better way when we are happy.
April 13, 2014
We look for ways to develop perseverance and resilience in our students and ourselves. We work at feeling better, feeling different, not to get caught in the mire. Do we know enough about the dynamics of facing adversity and working our way through it?
February 20, 2014
Building resilience skills should begin early but does not stop after children leave their preschool years. As a society, we should focus on helping children become stronger academically, as equally as we do their social and emotional wellbeing.
February 18, 2014
Building strong children should not be a serendipitous by-product of our work with children. It must be as much our focus as teaching them information about their subjects of study.
January 26, 2014
How we bring ourselves to the challenges we face makes a difference in how we, and those who follow us, experience them.
November 17, 2013
We cannot develop resilience without encountering some adversity. How can we help our children develop the emotional skills necessary to meet adversity and grow beyond it with strength, confidence, courage, and tenacity, or grit?
May 12, 2013
How do we place a betrayal of trust in a whole life story? What is the proper balance between punishment and forgiveness?
April 25, 2013
As the testing mania grows, we carry out the implementation with fidelity and honesty, standing tall while we live with the frustration , fatigue, fear...and yes, anger... growing within our communities.