Related Books

Fostering Grit
Language: en
Pages: 46
Authors: Thomas R. Hoerr
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-08-15 - Publisher: ASCD

For too long, educators have focused only on getting students ready for the next test, for the next grade, for graduation, or maybe for college. Students must be prepared to succeed in school, and they must know how to read, write, and calculate. But that’s only the beginning. Our job—whether
Creating Safe and Supportive Schools and Fostering Students’ Mental Health
Language: en
Pages: 406
Authors: Michael L. Sulkowski, Philip J. Lazarus
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-10-04 - Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Creating Safe and Supportive Schools and Fostering Students’ Mental Health provides pre- and in-service educators with the tools they need to prevent, pre-empt, handle, and recover from threats to students’ mental health. School safety and fostering a supportive learning environment have always been issues fundamental to educators. Over the last
The Formative Five
Language: en
Pages: 204
Authors: Thomas R. Hoerr
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-11-16 - Publisher: ASCD

For success in school and life, students need more than proficiency in academic subjects and good scores on tests; those goals should form the floor, not the ceiling, of their education. To truly thrive, students need to develop attributes that aren’t typically measured on standardized tests. In this lively, engaging
Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Grit
Language: en
Pages: 260
Authors: Llewellyn Ellardus van Zyl, Chantal Olckers, Leoni van der Vaart
Categories: Psychology
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-03-20 - Publisher: Springer Nature

This volume provides a multi-disciplinary perspective on grit, its measurement, manifestation and development. Specifically, it provides a comprehensive and balanced response to critiques associated with the construct within the contemporary positive psychological literature. These critiques revolve around the lack of consensus in the conceptualisation, measurement, and management of grit, as
The Grit Guide for Teens
Language: en
Pages: 152
Authors: Caren Baruch-Feldman
Categories: Young Adult Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-07-01 - Publisher: New Harbinger Publications

When the going gets tough, it’s time to get gritty. Written by a clinical-child and school psychologist and based in the latest research, The Grit Guide for Teens will help you build perseverance, resilience, self-control, and stamina. As a teen, setting and reaching goals is an important part of growing