Teaching Character and Creating Positive Classrooms

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Positive psychology meets K-12 pedagogy. This course explores key ideas of positive psychology and shows how great teachers apply those lessons to maximize student engagement and accomplishment. Through lectures, discussions, interviews and footage of great educators in action, you’ll learn how to integrate character-based objectives into your own teaching.


Your Character Journey
-Let's begin with an exploration of our own strengths of character... we all have them!

The Science of Character
-This module explores the research base that supports the teaching of character.

Teaching Character in Every Moment
-Character education starts with an intentional approach to every human-to-human interaction.

Macro Structures
-Create a plan for teaching character and then work every day to make it happen.

Talking About Character Growth
-No one ever masters something like grit or gratitude; the goal is to integrate those lessons into our daily lives.