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Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Resilience is a learned trait and is necessary for students to live in today's world. Here's a great article on how educators can support students in this process. Courtesy of ASCD SmartBrief.

How resilience can help both leaders and students
To help children develop resilience, school leaders must first be able to meet and handle adversity, write K-12 leadership experts Jill Berkowicz and Ann Myers in this blog post. In addition, they suggest that educators create an environment where a set of protective factors is in place to create a school climate that fosters resilience. "Our schools and districts need to become focused on helping students to develop the social/emotional skills required to be resilient and healthy," they write. Education Week/Leadership 360 blog (11/17)Bookmark and Share

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