Resilience and Grit
Research underscores the importance of bouncing back from adversity and persevering through challenges. But are these teachable skills? Find and share resources to answer that question here.
- When the situation feels out of control, a short stroll can soothe jangled nerves and gently bring the thinking brain back online.
- When schools abruptly closed due to Covid-19, teachers figured out how to make remote learning work. This week, as the nation expresses its gratitude, we recap the emotional journey.
- An action as easy as taking a sip of water can help teachers and students calm themselves in stressful situations.
- Mindful attention to the simple act of lifting or moving a heavy object can bring awareness to the body and calm the brain.
- When a teacher or student feels triggered, focusing on a physical activity like leaning into a wall can help reset the brain.