Mr. Cheney has developed a program he calls “The CRUSADER Mindset”. The components of this mindset work together to create mental stamina and the ability to appropriately respond to both stress and obstacles.
Topics: advice, high school, counseling, stress, performance, resilience, self-efficacy, independent children, COVID19
“Why are we building a Greenhouse?” A skeptical 8th grader asks. The purpose of this greenhouse is bigger than the plants, but rather than getting knee deep in a philosophical discussion about best educational practices with a thirteen year old, I instead reply, “It will have fish...” Based on their reaction, the student is satisfied.
Topics: high school, middle school, Christian school, extracurricular activities, education, resilience, independent children, co-curricular, collaboration, outdooreducation, greenhouse, researchgreenhouse
Esther the Comfort Queen has interviewed with Dr. Buuck and signed her official contract! We are excited to share a little more about the research behind this decision and what her training will entail.
Topics: high school, middle school, anxiety, counseling, teens, trauma, shooting, stress, resilience, millenials, snowflake children, independent children, comfort dog, Esther
Adulting. Failure to launch. Safe spaces. Microaggressions. Snowflakes.
A host of new terms has entered the vernacular to describe the actions, attitudes, and responses of Millennials and adolescents today. Why are we seeing such a phenomenon? More importantly, how can we raise strong, resilient, and independent adolescents who grow into well-adjusted adults?
Topics: advice, high school, middle school, athletics, resilience, millenials, snowflake children, self-efficacy, independent children