Family Resources

      Videos and activities to help children learn the power of positive thinking                               


      Class Dojo and Stanford's PERT (Project for Education Research that Scales) Research Center teamed up to create a video series and accompanying activities that highlight the power of having a growth mindset.


    • Dr. Carol S. Dweck, The New Psychology of Success                                                                                                   
      Carol Dweck is a pioneering researcher in the field of motivation, why people succeed (or don't), and how to foster success.
        Dweck advises, If parents want to give their children a gift, the best thing they can do is to teach their children to love challenges, be intrigued by mistakes, enjoy effort, and keep on learning.  That way...they will have a lifelong way to build and repair their own confidence.  


    • Angela Duckworth, Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance                                                                                                     
      Founder of Actionable advice for parents and teachers--based on science.      "Playbooks" include Proactivity, Gratitude, Curiosity, Creativity, Grit, Purpose...       


    • Dr. Martin E.P. Seligman, Director of University of Pennsylvania's Positive Psychology Center                          
       is a strong promoter within the scientific community of his theories of positive psychology and of well-being.  
      Several book titles include  The Optimistic Child
      ,  Authentic Happiness,  Learned Optimism, and  Character Strengths and Virtues: A Handbook and Classification (coauthored).                        


      Creative, engaging resources that help kids develop a growth and resilient mindset so they can face life's challenges with confidence.  Sign up to receive weekly printables, freebies and access the blog.