Family Resources

    • ideas.classdojo.com                                                                                                                                                 
      Videos and activities to help children learn the power of positive thinking                               

     

    • ideas.classdojo.com/b/growth-mindset                                                                                                                             
      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  characterlab.org 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                          
      Seligman
       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).                        

     

    • biglifejournal.com                                                                                                   
      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.