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relationship with a supportive adult,”Strother says, paraphrasing researchfrom the Center on the Developing Childat Harvard University. Reliable andresponsive relationships are important fordeveloping resilience, which is the abilityto adapt and achieve positive outcomesdespite adversity.
The Champions idea was created after
school surveys revealed many students
didn’t have an adult, at home or at school,
they felt they could trust. “Up to 20 per
cent didn’t feel they had somebody that
they could go to,” Strother says. “That
Champions is entering its third year
this fall and Strother says each school
has taken a different approach. That
is because mentoring is more art than
science and each student is unique.
“Schools are doing this in incredibly
creative ways,” Strother says. “There are
going to be 115 ways to do this.”
And, yes, Batman is occasionally on
that list. Gord MacDonald, principal at
Holy Cross School, noticed one of his
Grade 1 students—now going into Grade
2—had a hard time interacting with
teachers and other students. But he had
a fascination with Batman, doing every
school project possible about the famous
black-caped superhero. “I remember
thinking I wish I could find Batman,”
With the help of Lantz, he did.MacDonald describes seeing a big changein the student, who started to bring alongnew friends to watch the personalizedvideos. “Now he’ll walk up and give me ahug and ask me if his new Batman videois in,” MacDonald says in a video aboutthe project.
“There are just so many caring adults inhis life right now. I know it’s going to be asuccess story.” |a
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