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JumpStart Your Learning Tutorial: Resiliency and a Willingness to Learn


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Earlier, we defined resilience as the ability to adapt or recover quickly from an adverse event. Resilience, it can be said, is what happens when we are willing to learn from our struggles, challenges, mistakes and failures. The emphasis here is on a willingness to learn.

As a culminating activity, skim the article Growing Through Challenge by Deena Shaffer (2017) and search for the following words.

  • Resilience
  • Effort

To do this, press Ctrl+F on a PC or Command+F on a Mac and type the word into the search bar.

Find each instance of the word and read the sentence associated with it.

When you are done, complete the summary activity below.