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4 Tools to Help Empower Kids to Stand Up for What’s Right

KQED News Mind/Shift – Danny Wagner

“Compared to some of the other social and emotional learning (SEL) strengths, there’s limited research on courage. For some psychologists, however, what defines courage is clear: To be courageous is to identify a meaningful goal and make the choice to reach it, despite personal risk. But what’s “meaningful”? Values vary widely, and some who might feel they’re exhibiting courage instead exhibit what Cynthia Pury calls “bad courage,” which she describes as “bravery in pursuit of goals that result in the destruction of oneself or of other people.”(more)

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