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Nurturing Resilience in Our Children…and more

Nurturing Resilience in Our Children

There’s been a fair bit of talk recently about resilience – and how our children somehow lack it. Your own children might even have been taught about it in school and perhaps even had special ‘resilience days’. My own son’s school now grade pupils on resilience as well as all their academic subjects, and while I’m not so sure if this is the best way to promote resilience, I certainly believe that resilience is a vital skill that can be nurtured…


How Educators Can Manage Stress and Build Resilience

children resilienceI want to introduce a strategy to cultivate emotional resilience by asking you to recall the movie, The Wizard of Oz. Remember the scene where Dorothy awakens in the land of Oz and everything is in color? I would like to offer you a strategy that might result in the same perspective shift in your classroom…


At Dwell on Design, Learn What Is Being Done to Make NYC More Resilient Post-Sandy

In May, 2011, a year before Superstorm Sandy pummeled the greater New York City area, wreaking $65 billion in damage, the New York chapter of the AIA estab­lished the Design for Risk and Reconstruction Com­mit­tee (DfRR), with architects Azaroff and Brown as found­ing co-chairs. Tasked with mitigating the impact of climate change and adapting the built environment to disasters through design, the duo is on the forefront of transforming New York City into an environmentally…



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