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November 2016 Resilience in Action Award: Callan Clark

It was nearly 20 years ago that Colorado Native Callan Clark became a school psychologist and began to fall in love with the idea of social-emotional education – focusing on the whole child and working to meet the needs of every student – not just those who were struggling on the surface. It’s this same attentiveness to student success that has led...
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Guest Blogger: Nancy Montoya Spices Up Elementary Lessons by Turning WhyTry Into An Online Game

Guest Blogger: Nancy Montoya Spices Up Elementary Lessons by Turning WhyTry Into An Online Game
"When the principal at our Title I school asked me to look into a program that dealt with student resilience, I was lucky to find ‘Why Try," a curriculum for 4th and 5th grade students.  I have been co-teaching this program for the past two years with my colleague. Our student body faces significant poverty and struggles with the beh...
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Peoria High School Featured in World News Report

Peoria High School Featured in World News Report
WhyTry School, Peoria High School, and Principal Brett Elliot have been are receiving national attention for the positive changes they are seeing within their halls and classrooms. The World News Report features the Peoria Lions in an article addressing discipline changes happening nationwide. Elliot and his staff are congratul...
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Guest Blogger: Making WhyTry Work For You

Guest Blogger: Making WhyTry Work For You
One of the great things about the WhyTry program is its versatility.  The program was designed to be adapted and changed in order to meet the unique and diverse needs of students around the world.  Tom McCollum, of Oxnard, California, shared with us a little of how he was able to not only adapt the WhyTry Program for his students, b...
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