Tag Archive: Resilience in children
Performance through time travelJune 11, 2020 6:04 pm Leave your thoughts
One of the purposes of education is to equip children with skills for life. It’s a great goal but exactly how can this be done? Positive Education has many ways to support schools in this endeavour. This video takes teachers through a step by step approach to raising performance through mental time travel.
Superpower of savouringMay 18, 2020 1:07 pm Leave your thoughts
Savouring is an amazing superpower when it comes to increasing happiness, and perhaps more importantly helping children recover from difficult times. This animation is for both parents and teachers and takes you through the four easy steps for successful savouring.
Works like magicMay 12, 2020 2:50 pm Leave your thoughts
Feature article for Teach Primary's wellbeing special.
Developing resilience in childrenMay 5, 2020 10:03 am Leave your thoughts
More than ever children need resilience. This a video shows parents and teachers a simple way to help children during lockdown and beyond. We will need to be resilient to rebuild.
Feeling happier in 30 secondsMarch 18, 2020 1:17 pm Leave your thoughts
We are all being bombarded with information, images and advice about the current virus pandemic. It is be easy to become alarmed by what we see and hear. One of the many great things about positive psychology is that it some of its tools and techniques are more effective in difficult times
Why we already have an answer for children’s mental wellnessFebruary 27, 2020 5:26 pm Leave your thoughts
If all we focus on is what to do after things have already begun to go wrong, we are missing out on a huge opportunity to do more about promoting those things that can go right.
Struggling students deserve more than automatic gradesAugust 6, 2019 3:40 pm Leave your thoughts
For me one of the most important aspects of teaching grit, determination and perseverance (which I believe are pivotal aspects of growth mindset) is understanding that failure does not define you.
Why resilience is the 4th R at schoolOctober 15, 2018 2:14 pm Leave your thoughts
Of course, every job has its downsides, and for a little while now one of mine has been reading about and witnessing first-hand the alarming deterioration in children’s mental health.