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While Akin Akinniyi, better known as "Mr. A" at Villa de Paz Elementary School in Phoenix, AZ, describes his experiences growing up as "blessed," it is clear he understands and the hardships faced by students in his community. "My mission, in partner...ship with school educators, families, and community members, is to support students by providing a c... More
While you may be dreading the return of school this fall, chances are your students haven't even thought about it. This makes for a great opportunity for you! Are you ready to get them - and yourself - excited about the upcoming school year? These 3 ...creative tips will help you raise the energy level in your future students from the comfort of ... More
An important theme in RTI and social-emotional learning programs like WhyTry is the idea of providing students with clear examples of how to succeed. Students who fall into the Tier 2 and 3 categories often do not have a support system that encourage...s them to better themselves, and we must help them achieve the growth-mindset that will lead to over... More
If you are implementing the WhyTry program, you may be wondering if you can or should involve parents in the resilience education of their children. While this takes considerable deliberation and observance on your part, there are some effective..., positive ways to encourage parents to participate in the education of their child as they move thr... More