In order to succeed in school, students need to be able to overcome adversity, which includes everything from school shootings to barriers a student may face everyday that puts them at a disadvantage in school. Students who are more resilient are more likely to develop well socially, emotionally, and physically. The article from Child Trends lists important components of resilience, and strategies that schools can use to build resilience in their students. It also gives some strategies to help children cope with traumatic events.
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