Franklin Delano Roosevelt won 4 terms as United States President, despite problems walking and having polio. He did not let his challenges stop him. It can be argued that world is a better place because of his decisions.
Thomas Edison’s teachers called him “stupid”. He couldn’t sit still, focus and was talkative. If he quit, you’d need candles to read this.
Many famous people overcame problems by not quitting. Isaac Newton did poorly in elementary school. Never count anyone out.
Scouts said Dustin Pedroia was too small and didn’t have enough power. He became the Boston Red Sox 2007 Rookie of the Year and 2008 MVP.
A newspaper editor fired Walt Disney because he had “no good ideas.”
DO NOT let anyone or anything stop you from your goal. The next series of updates will tell of those that would not quit no matter what.
Getting the right answers are only possible when you have asked the right questions.
A divorce can affect all aspects of a student’s life including academics. Even if separated and at odds, BOTH parents must insist on maintaining high academic standards.
Stress balls are great for calming a student and allowing them to re-focus.
Achievement is only 1% aspiration and 99% perspiration.