Building Resilient Students Integrating Resiliency into What You Already Know and Do

ISBN-10: 076194544X

ISBN-13: 9780761945444

Edition: 2002

Authors: Kate Thomsen

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`At a time when student testing is at an all-time high, Kate Thomsen reminds us that as educators we are in the human potential business. This user-friendly book provides an overview of key educational trends, so teachers can easily incorporate the best of what works' - Rob Bocchino, Co-founder, Heart of Change; Change of Heart Associates Author, Emotional LiteracyThe author has written a practical, easy-to-read book full of activities, concrete applications, and real-life examples that teach resiliency and how it can be applied in creating resilient students.Resiliency is the process of identifying strengths instead of deficits in students and then building on these strengths. Simply put, resiliency is the ability to triumph over adversities. This book analyzes current educational theories in education and how each one contributes to resiliency, enabling teachers to incorporate resiliency into what they already know and do.
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Book details

List price: $33.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Corwin Press
Publication date: 6/12/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Who Is Responsible for Building Resilience in Students?
Using Resiliency Theory Is Good Educational Practice
Validating the Art of Teaching and Common Sense
About the Author
Resiliency: The Basics
Nan Henderson and the Resiliency Attitude
Enter Henderson and Milstein's Resiliency Wheel
Foundations of Resiliency
Overview of Benard's Model
Overview of the Wolins' Model
The Challenge Model as It Relates to Brief, Solution-Oriented Therapy
Overview of Asset Building
Character Education and Building Resilience
Character Education Lost
What Is Character Education?
Working the Wheel
Multiple Intelligences Theory and Building Resilience
Multiple Intelligences and Resiliency
Introduction to Multiple-Intelligences Theory
The Eight Intelligences
How an Intelligence Develops
Putting Multiple Intelligences to Use
How Learning Styles and Multiple Intelligences Interrelate
Working the Wheel
Emotional Intelligence and Building Resilience
Emotion Is the Key
Emotional Intelligence Theory
The Physiology of Emotions
Putting Emotional Intelligence Theory Into Use
Working the Wheel
Service Learning and Building Resilience
Origins of the Concept of Service Learning
Confusion Surrounding Service Learning
Your Goals Drive Your Service Learning
Continuum of Service Learning
Service Learning and Building Resilience
Working the Wheel
Violence Prevention and Building Resilience
Understanding Low-Level Violence
Working the Wheel
Checklist for Assessing Students' Multiple Intelligences
True Colors Word Sort
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