George Lucas Educational Foundation

Resources for Nurturing Resilience

The ability to bounce back from adversity is associated with a variety of skills. Learn more about the resilience research and supports and strategies to address resilience in young people. 

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Resilience in a Nutshell

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Research on Resilience

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Classroom Activities That Foster Resilience

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Strategies to Bolster Resilience at Home

  • 6 Steps to Build Kindness & Resilience in Children: Watch videos on how to use brain-based strategies to build kindness and resilience in children. These videos are also useful for teachers building relationships with and among students and dealing with discipline issues. (Dalai Lama Center, 2012)

  • Is Your Child Resilient?: Review answers to some of the most common questions from parents about resilience. (GreatKids, 2015)

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