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ERIC Number: EJ752059
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Jan
Pages: 6
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 16
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1538-6619
Helping Children Develop Resiliency: Providing Supportive Relationships
Kersey, Katharine C.; Malley, Catherine Robertson
Young Children, v60 n1 p53-58 Jan 2005
Helping children develop resiliency begins with positive, meaningful connections between teachers and students. This article defines the importance of encouraging children to develop characteristics related to resiliency including confidence in their ability to bounce back from setbacks, overcome challenges and frustrations. Furthermore, critical resources as well as teaching strategies that can help children build resiliency are outlined for creating supportive relationships. These critical resources include: caring and committed adults, children's inner resources, supportive environments, and adults modeling respect and resilience.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Early Childhood Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
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