The way students think affects their resilience

01/14/2013 | Edutopia.org

Teaching students about how beliefs affect resilience to adversity can help students learn positive coping strategies to the challenges in life, social-emotional program developer Renee Jain writes in this blog post. For example, a resilient student thinks a bad grade is not the end of the world and works to improve it. "Optimistic and realistic belief systems combine to create a cornerstone of resilient mindsets," Jain writes.

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