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As the new school year begins, we as educators feel a driving need to engage our students by almost any means necessary. We feel pressure to find new activities, establish a working relationship, meet common assessment requirements, continue our PD -... the list goes on and on. By Christmas, this enthusiasm has likely faded, leaving behind educators t... 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
"Coming from a family of twelve siblings, life has been anything but easy. But the will to survive, excel, and succeed in life has been a self-instilled discipline that has taught her the biggest lesson: Resilience. This was what she would need to su...rvive. This was and is the key to her success. Imagine moving from the comfort of familiarity, Mexi... 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