Wednesday, March 12, 2014

My Collection of Online Resources: Grit, Self-Control, Social Emotional Learning, Growth Mindset, & More

Why Social Emotional Learning:

  • "The Role of Moral and Performance Character Strengths in Predicting Achievement and Conduct Among Middle School Urban Students”  (2013 research study)

Angela Duckworth & Grit

Growth Mindset:

Self Control:

The Role of Kindness/Empathy:


Related Resource Lists/Sources For Teachers:

Other Videos:

Related Book List Recommendations:

Berger, R. (2003). An Ethic of Excellence: Building a Culture of Craftsmanship with Students. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann Publishing.

Coyle, D. (2009). The Talent Code: Greatness Isn’t Born. It’s Grown. Here’s How. New York, NY: Bantam Books.

Dweck, C.S. (2006). Mindset: How You Can Fulfill Your Potential. New York, NY: Random House.

Jensen, Eric (2013). Engaging Students with Poverty in Mind: Practical Strategies for Raising Achievement. Alexandria, VA: ASCD.

Maiers, A. (2012). Classroom Habitudes: Teaching Habits and Attitudes for 21st Century Learning. Bloomington, IN: Solution Tree Press.

Mischel, W. (2014). The Marshmallow Test: Mastering Self Control. Little, Brown and Company.

Palacio. R.J. (2012). Wonder. New York, NY: Random House Publishing.

Pink. D. (2009) Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us. New York, NY: Riverhead Books.

Seligman, M. (2007) The Optimistic Child: A Proven Program to Safeguard Children Against Depression and Build Lifelong Resilience. New York, NY: Houghton Mifflin. 

Tough, P. (2012). How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and The Hidden Power of Character. New York, NY: Houghton Mifflin.

We Didn’t Eat the Marshmallow, The Marshmallow Ate Us 
(NY Times Article from January 10th)

4 Types of Responses to Positive Events

The Big Study that Connects Self-Control to Health, Wealth, & Public Safety

Teaching Adolescents to become Learners: University of Chicago: June 2012

2003 Research on Counting Blessings


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