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#Thrivers are more likely to overcome adversity bec they have support & agency. Our kids are living in an uncertain🌎& must realize they can handle life & we must reboot#parentingg Stop rescuing Teach coping skills Step back Say YOU got this & kids will thrive.
#Perseverance boosts #success & #resilience. Kids say they feel “overwhelmed” & so give up. Help by identifying ONE “stumbler” that curtails them, practice til success, then identify next to help child forge ahead one stumbler at a time. #thrivers #parenting
Why does it feel so hard to care right now? @TIME's @lilyrothman spoke with MCC's Rick Weissbourd about "the harder forms of #caring" and how race and class have informed people's experiences of loneliness over the last two years. bit.ly/39z61Bp
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A6 Dear High School Students: College drop rates are high but top correlation to graduation is belonging. When choosing a college ask: Do I see myself here? Do I feel like I'd belong? Is this a place where I can dev my strengths?” If so, step in! #ElMagChat
A5 We must switch our myopic obsessions w GPA/scores to farsighted view of what kids will need in the future. Students’ mental well-being is in crisis & MENTAL HEALTH must be top priority readiness now & later. #ElMAgChat
A5 We must better prepare kids for college realities. Prior to COVID, 1/3 college students drop out end of FR yr. Students tell me they don’t have skills to succeed esp: $$$ & Time Mgmt & Coping.Kids say parental helicoptering is big reason.Tell that to #parents. #ELMagChat
A3 Effective way to get students to start thinking abt postsecondary opps is to bring in caring, competent mentors. Add relevance & the reason. Life experiences. Mentorships. We need to expose students earlier & think issues beyond GPA! #ElChat @ELmagazine
A2 Best way to teach human skills->weaving into lessons/practices like class meetings, design thinking, coop learning,Genius Hr. Help students learn to respect diverse opinions & practice communication, critical thinking & social skills @ELmagazine #ELChat
A1 EMPATHY, EMPATHY, EMPATHY..to boost trust, creativity, communication, prosocial behaviors, social capital, resilience—key for future proofing & job market edge. & we must provide exp so students learn to empathize with those “not like them.” #ELMagChat @ELmagazine
A1: We need to rethink skills students need for success! Science & business says strengths necessary for future-readiness: Confidence Empathy Self-control Integrity Curiosity Perseverance Optimism All teachable,can be woven into lessons& boost resilience, performance #ELMagChat
It’s go time #ELMagChat! Tonight’s topic is real-world readiness, the theme of our May 2022 issue.
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Join us in 10 minutes for tonight’s  #ELMagChat! We're chatting on how to help future-proof our students -what will they need to be ready for the real world. Plan to join us for a few minutes or the whole hour. Chat starts at 5:00pmPT 8:00pm ET @ELmagazine #edchat
📆 Mark your calendars! The next#ELMagChatt is this Wednesday at 8:00 pm ET! Join the conversation on the May issue of@ELmagazinee, “Ready for the Real World?” with authors including@micheleborbaa.S
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These seven traits can help students thrive in an uncertain world, writes @micheleborba. Future-Proofing Students: bit.ly/38e0v6X
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"Empathy gives individuals a job market edge. That's why @Forbes urges companies to adopt empathy-building principles and cited them as an essential ingredient for success in the workplace." @micheleborba Future-Proofing Students: ascd.org/el/articles/fu…
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📣 Calling all@ELmagazinee readers! Our next#ELMagChatt is Wednesday, May 18. Join in on the conversation with contributors including@micheleborbaa. Our topic is the May theme, "Ready for the Real World?"k
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👍Love this,@jlythcotthaimss! It's a MUST#parentingg read -> 14-step pledge for#parentss to support our kids'#mentalhealthh! Let's ALL sign!�twitter.com/jlythcotthaims…UC
Kids aren't born with #character: it must be intentionally nurtured. Raising moral people is serious work. Character is diminishing in our culture. "Children develop character by what they see, what they hear, and what they are repeatedly led to do.—James Stenson
TY #schools using #Thrivers: Surprising Reasons Why Some Kids Struggle & Others Shine as a📕staff read.If interested here's Free#Educatorr Guide for#Thriverss>micheleborba.com/wp-content/upl…9 Love to hear ur implementation ideas or QNS-just tweet them😀Th#YorktownHSHtwitter.com/YHSGifted/stat…jG
#Anxiety occurs if we expect TOO much. Best expectations help kids stick w tasks are set at or above skills & aligned w abilities. Don't squelch kid confidence by pushing too hard & trying to play academic catch up! They're stressed & doing their best! #parenting
Thank you! Researching how to « future proof » kids was fascinating. Glad you like it. Best yet-same strengths that kids need for future -same for #résilience and handling an uncertain🌎! We got this!twitter.com/shelley_gates/…z
Thank you! Honored to work with you in raising children with strong #character! twitter.com/TheRayCenter/s…
These are hard times. And constant gloom and doom news can reduce #optimism and empathy while increasing pessimism, burnout, stress and #compassion fatigue. Kids desperately need to see HOPE. Let it start with us! #thrivers #parenting
More kids share pessimistic views of the 🌎 w me. I don’t blame them. If U always see mean & scary news ur view of the 🌎 (George Gerber) is mean & scary. Good news#optimismsm is teachable. Step 1: Model what you hope ur kids adopt & monitor news#parentingnf9
TY @TrudyLudwig 😊 Took 30 years to determine the 7 strengths that boost#resiliencee. Never did I imagine publishing#Thriverss during a pandemic-when kids would need them more than ever. To raising#Thriverss!twitter.com/TrudyLudwig/st…n
I've asked dozens of kids:"What can #parents say to help kids feel less anxious?"Their simple ideas spill: We’ll get thru this I love you no matter what Tomorrow is another day Say you love us more than our grades Words matter! #Hope begins with us! #parenting
“The best leaders are those with empathy: they are willing to listen, learn, and bring out the best in people.” @micheleborba Future-Proofing Students: ascd.org/el/articles/fu…
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In some ways, this is the safest time to be an American teenager: drug use, drunk driving and teen pregnancy rates are all down. But a mental health crisis has emerged, with soaring rates of adolescent depression, anxiety and suicide. nyti.ms/3vawmOh
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Honored to endorse, The Parent Compass by ed consultants @ParentCompass1 (aka Cynthia Clumeck Muchnick & Jenn Curtis). Love their wise, practical advice to help #parents navigate the #teens years @ParentCompass1#parentinggW
Each time we rescue we send kids a deadly message:“We don’t believe you’re capable of doing that alone.”Kids learn depend on us to pick up their pieces. So use this mantra:“Never do for your child what your child can do for himself.” Your kid will thank you.
Why Some Kids Struggle And Others Shine- #THRIVERS @micheleborba @DrPhil Listen now: apple.co/3D4SyeZ   “Too much of the helicoptering backfires on our children.” Dr. Michele Borba
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7 teachable traits that will safeguard our kids for the future. @DrPhil & @micheleborba dive into solution-based strategies and advice based on research that will help your kids cope with stress, learn resilience, and set them up for success. 🎙️apple.co/3D4SyeZtz
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Best way kids learn that mistakes aren’t fatal? Feeling our acceptance! A 12yo told me the best response: “Tell your kid you love him whatever their grade or score. That’s what my mom does Then she helps me figure out how to improve.” �#parentingg#ThriverssL
My friend @micheleborba, psychologist and author of Thrivers, identified 7 skills parents can help kids develop to boost mental toughness, resilience, social competence, self-awareness and moral strength. See the full list: cnbc.com/2022/04/16/the…
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Thank you for the 📕 giveaway of#Thriverss! Here’s to raising a generation of strong, kind, resilient kids.twitter.com/parentcompass1…1
Let’s help kids recognize that mistakes are learning tools. Our calm QN: “What will you do next time?” is a 1st step to developing the crucial character strength of #perseverance. It helps kids bounce back from adversity but also succeed in life and thrive.
“He’ll say directly, ‘I hate my body. I hate how I look,’” she says. “And he’s just a beautiful kid.” washingtonpost.com/parenting/2022…
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TY! My favorite phrase we should teach kids: "I GOT THIS!" It builds Agency! Resilience! Self-Efficacy--the seeds of helping kids thrive. twitter.com/Samford_CCC/st…
#Thrivers flourish in a fast-paced, uncertain🌎not due t0 grades, zip code & scores, but 7 teachable strengths: confidence empathy self-control integrity curiosity perseverance optimism#Resiliencee MUST be added to our Pandemic Gen's lives so all kids thrive.
Loved sharing thoughts. My fav: "I GOT THIS!" -> The words may be simple, but they can have a “surprisingly big impact," said one educational psychologist. huffpost.com/entry/importan… via @HuffPostParents
Excited to chat TODAY on @NYUDocs -Doctor Radio-SiriusXM 110.Join me live at 6:30amPST-9:30amEST to discuss #EarthDay-& FUN ways to help kids love their planet & how to make the🌎a better place. Doing so boosts children's#resiliencee &#empathyy.
A psychologist says these 7 skills separate successful kids from 'the ones who struggle'—and how parents can teach them (via @CNBCMakeIt) cnb.cx/3KStT0D
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FABULOUS! TY @micheleborba #acsa17 @CSBA_Now: This should be a billboard in every classroom. 5 Keys to Thriving Schools: ATMOSPHERE, ASSETS, AGENCY, ATTITUDE, ANCHORS. twitter.com/ACSAXVII/statu…
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Gr8 QN: “Are we doing our part to teach our students to thrive?” We must rethink #parenting & #education so our children are prepared for an uncertain world. GPA isn’t & scores aren’t enough. #Resilience & adaptability are crucial twitter.com/ACSAXVII/statu…
Thank you! Loved spending the evening with you all. @svusd schools. You inspire me! twitter.com/TashRios/statu…
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