PARENTING COURSE RESOURCES

CLASS 1: CREATIVITY

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Nurturing Creativity & Imagination for Child Development

7 Ways to Foster Creativity in Your Kids

How art and creativity can improve your health

25 WAYS TO SPRAK YOUR CHILD’S CREATIVE THINKING

Six Surprising Benefits of Curiosity

How to Cultivate Curiosity in Your Classroom

CLASS 2: EMPATHY AND COMPASSION

Teaching empathy: Evidence-based tips for fostering empathy in children

The Science of Empathy

Teaching empathy: Evidence-based tips for fostering empathy in children

For Families 5 Tips for Cultivating Empathy

For Educators How to Build Empathy and Strengthen Your School Community

Do babies feel empaty?

12 Books That Model Empathy and Compassion for Young Readers

Educating for Empathy | Greater Good

Top 30 Kindness and Friendship Movies for Families

Roots of empathy research

Top 30 Kindness and Friendship Movies for Families

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CLASS 3: SOCIAL CONNECTIONS

Social Relationships and Health: A Flashpoint for Health Policy Debra Umberson1 and Jennifer Karas Montez1

The importance of early bonding on the long-term mental health and resilience of children

Well connected? The biological implcations of ‘social networking’

Connectedness to family, school, peers, and community in socially vulnerable adolescents

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CLASS 4: RESOURCEFULNESS 

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Resourcefulness: How Parents Help Children Achieve Goals

Stop Sabotaging Your Child’s Success

Resourcefulness Learning Activities

CLASS 5: RATIONAL THINKING AND OPTIMISM

Books for Children that Teach Optimism

How to raise an optimistic child

Why Parents Should Teach Optimism And How to Do It by Anita Cleare

Optimism For Teens

TEACHING RATIONAL THINKING

A Framework for Critical Thinking, Rational Thinking, and Intelligence

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