What’s Grit Got to Do with Learning?

What’s Grit Got to Do with Learning? was previously posted on the AACE Review (Rogers, 2017) In terms of education, ‘grit’ is a combination of […]

Grit, Growth Mindset and the Backlash against Both

  By Betsy Hill Grit, perseverance, fortitude, tenacity, resilience, persistence, stick-to-it-iveness, backbone, pluck, moral fiber, stamina, spunk…  We have a lot of words for what […]

Passion is Developed, Not Discovered

Author Angela Duckworth shares that passion isn’t discovered, it’s really developed. What’s the difference? If passion is just sitting in the wings waiting to be […]

Inspirational Quotes to Share with Students

School counselors are in the unique position to support students with issues related to both school and home life. They are trained to provide counseling […]

Embracing Nostalgia: The Good and The Bad

This post was written by Charissa, a student in the FLVS Creative Writing Club.  Have you ever passed by a place you used to visit […]

College and Beyond

This is the twelfth post in a series by former FLVS student Makaila, a model, author, and student advocate. Hey FLVS teens! As you look ahead to your […]

20-Minute Mentor Commons: How Does Grit Team With a Growth Mindset to Cultivate Lifelong Learning? [VIDEO]

Group mindset is consistent with the belief that effort improves results. When students believe, I can work harder and it will make a difference, that […]

6 Ways to Handle School-Related Stress

Stressed out about upcoming exams? Thinking ahead to AP or EOC (End-of-Course) exams? Graduating this year and still finishing scholarship essays or college applications? Don’t […]

FLVS Attends GOES-R Satellite Launch

On Saturday, November 19, I had the privilege of watching the GOES-R weather satellite launch from Kennedy Space Center. Now you may be wondering what […]

Thankful for the Mountains We Climb

2016 is an incredible time to be a teacher. I am grateful for each and every day I get to work alongside the best of […]

To Bennu and Back!

Hello FLVS peeps! I had the distinct honor of representing FLVS at the OSIRIS REx rocket launch a few weeks ago. Now if you’re wondering […]

The Toolbox: Clarifying Perceptions of Students and Learning

As research and practice related to student success continues to emerge, it is refreshing to learn about new perspectives that have potential for shaping the […]

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