Category Archives: Intervention

Anxious/Stressed Students: What You Can Do About It

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By Jim Grant, SDE Founder and Consultant My most popular workshop for parents and educators today is “Grit and Growth Mindset: The Key to Perseverance.” As a presenter, I have discovered that one workshop will often give birth to another. … Continue reading

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Grit Questions Keep Coming

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By Jim Grant, SDE Founder and Consultant This is the second installment of a three part series answering the most frequently asked questions about the grit initiative. Q. Why do you refer to the grit movement as an initiative rather than … Continue reading

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Ready, Set, Engage

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By Terra Tarango, President of SDE I recently attended a workshop on Math Intervention Strategies. The content focused predictably on how to break concepts down into more manageable chunks and how to use manipulatives to make the learning more concrete—before … Continue reading

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The Most Frequently Asked Questions About Grit

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By Jim Grant, SDE Founder and Consultant What I have noticed, as I conduct grit workshops around the country, is that the questions asked about this topic are basically the same—no matter what group I am training. I decided to devote … Continue reading

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Grit and Perseverance: Something Every Parent Wants for Their Kids

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By Jim Grant, SDE Founder and Consultant “Well, you can’t please all the parents,” is an often-heard refrain from educators. Well, the grit initiative seems to prove this wrong. I have been conducting parent training for decades on such topics as … Continue reading

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