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5 Steps to Erase Learned Helplessness

Learned helplessness seems to be a widespread epidemic in elementary schools these days. Here's five steps to erase learned helplessness from your students' brains.

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Feeling Powerless; Overcoming Learned Helplessness

Learned helplessness is a feeling of having no control over a situation and being powerless to finding a solution that can change their fearful, painful or limiting position(s).

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Learned Helplessness- powerful video. Think of our children when they have trouble speaking or doing actions that come so easily to others as you watch this. Charisse Nixon, Ph.D Developmental Psychologist at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College and Director of Research and Evaluation for The Ophelia Project discusses the phenomenon of learned helplessness

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from Brain Pickings

7 Essential Books on Optimism

Seligmann has written a number of books and is acknowledged as the founder of positive psychology.

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