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Resilience is the ability to thrive, adapt, and cope despite tough times. It is the ability to overcome and, in some cases, benefit from challenging experiences. Both staff and students benefit from the ability to bounce back from challenges with new learning and strength.

Caring Adult-Student Relationships

It is important to note the Critical role that caring adult-student relationship play in the positive development of youth. Youth with at least one caring committed adult relationship are more likely to flourish and become productive adults, including a greater likelihood of:

Resources and Information

How Kids Learn Resilience

Fostering Resilience

From Risk to Resiliency: What Schools Can Do

Resiliency in Action

How Teachers Can Build Emotional Resilience

Printed from the Iowa Department of Education website on February 23, 2018 at 3:58am.