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Portrait of a TNCS Graduate: Pursue Wellness

I can make choices to develop healthy social, emotional, and physical habits for a happy life.


Manages Goals and Setbacks
Develops Healthy Coping Strategies
Identifies Stressors
Develops Stress Management Skills
Practices Self-Reflection
Participates in Regular Physical Activity
Develops Positive Relationships
Develops Positive Interpersonal Skills


Brain Rules: 12 Principles For Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School  John Medina

Spark: The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain John J. Ratey, M.D.

Teaching Students to Drive Their Brains: Metacognitive Strategies, Activities, and Lesson Ideas Donna Wilson and Marcus Conyers

Nine Competencies for Teaching Empathy Michele Borba

From a Nation at Risk to A Nation at Hope National Commission on Social Emotional Development

Learning Mindfulness Centered on Kindness to Oneself and Others Ki Sung

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