Resilience is as Important for Educators as it is for Students

Resilient educators will shape resilient students. In this article Bonnie Benard, a resilience researcher, identifies protective measures that can foster resiliency, caring relationships, meaningful participation, and high expectations. She explains how teachers who care for each other and have projects that are meaningful and make progress towards a higher goal will feel more positive about work and the school community. By focusing on the school environment, climate and culture, educators can develop these protective factors and grow their resiliency. Read the full article here.