Tag Archives: social supports

Building a love for science both in (and out) of the classroom – Video on NBCNews.com

See on Scoop.it – Protective Factors Video on msnbc.com: A Chicago program called Project Exploration is helping low-income kids discover practical applications for science, math and engineering by introducing them to careers they might not ordinarily have considered. Aleshia Clarke‘s insight: These programs are a "lifeline" to disadvantaged kids. They offer a "hand up" for …

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Go B Team, Go!

My comment on Huffington Post in regards to the following article: People, Planet, Profit: Introducing the B Team by Arianna Huffington It is time to put aside our differences for the good of ALL humanity. As human beings, we have been given the gift of reason. This proposal has been well-thought out, not some off-the-cuff …

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Empathy, Misbehavior, and Developing a Conscience

See on Scoop.it – Social Deviance Nancy Eisenberg’s article on helping children develop their natural tendencies for empathy touches on issues addressed in three or four of my pieces in this column in the past five years. Though the columns in question have addressed empathy in a variety of ways, the thread is the same: …

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Social unrest: a point of view

The emotions of fear and frustration on a chronic basis are eventually followed by feelings of discouragement and anger. People who lack appropriate social supports, coping mechanisms, and protective factors are unable to function very well in a society. ~ Aleshia Clarke

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