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Resilience - Training

Learn the science behind resilience and the characteristics that predispose children to positive outcomes in the face of adversity.

At a Glance

Explore tools that build a platform for resilience such a growth mindset and restorative practices.


  • Restorative Practices
  • Student Learning
  • Trauma-Informed Practices


  • Gain an understanding of resilience, how it impacts learning, and how it can be built
  • Learn strategies to teach growth mindset
  • Understand how the implementation of restorative practices support growth mindset and student resilience
Developed by:

Illinois Education Association

Last Updated: July 29, 2020


Audience Role

  • Teacher


  • Early Childhood
  • Elementary School
  • High School
  • Middle School

Session Length

90 mins

Session Format

In person

Many students and adults may have experienced trauma in their lives, but it doesn’t mean that they can’t succeed. Resilience can be taught, but first we need to cultivate a growth mindset.


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