Resilience, Grit and Bouncing Back

Resilience and Grit are terms that are often used in parenting and education language today. But what do they really mean, and how can we help students thrive in middle school?

Join us as nationally-recognized author and school consultant Ana Homayoun offers practical strategies and tips to help middle schoolers (and their families!) navigate new social, academic, and emotinonal pressures.

Quail Hollow Middle School
February 19, 2020

Carmel Middle School
February 20, 2020



Ana Homayoun's work with students has been described as "real, relevant, and accessible." She is the author of three critically-acclaimed books (That Crumpled Paper Was Due Last Week, The Myth of the Perfect Girl, and Social Media Wellness). Her work has been featured in the NY Times, Washington Post, the Atlantic Magazine, WSJ, CNN, ABC News, among others, and she is a frequent guest on NPR.

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