Strengthening student resilience: the role of teachers as protective factorsIn terms of student achievement, gap-based strategies have long been a part of teaching methods. These strategies suggest that the best way to facilitate children's development is to understand what they lack, whether it is stable living environments, personal characteristics.
desirable or other support systems. When the first academic research on resilience began 30 years ago, attention shifted to strengths-based models rather than gaps-based ones.

Resilience (from the Latin resilire: “to rebound”) refers to the ability to regain good mental health after having experienced difficult and demanding situations. Some researchers define resilience as the return to normal (or better) functioning after having had a high-risk experience (such as abuse, trauma or the death of a parent) or after being exposed to a risky environment. high (such as poverty, systemic discrimination or a “poor neighborhood”). Resilience allows everyone to manage difficult times or the chronic challenges that punctuate their life. Read more

 

source: Literacy and Numeracy Secretariat and the Ontario Association of Deans of Education