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Positive Education Practices and Our Must-Read Book List

In the nearly 20 years that positive psychology has officially been a science, one of the biggest areas it has impacted is education. There is no standard for implementing the research findings of positive psychology into the classroom (it might even defeat the purpose if there was),
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7 Ways to Teach Your Kids The 5 Virtues of Unity

Oneness or unity is what makes us human. Hominids, the first human beings evolved because they were able to connect in social groups on an emotional level. We have lost a huge part of our natural instincts, no longer living in harmony with nature we risk losing the emotional bonds whi
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Are You Cultivating a Positive Institution?

Introduced at a key component of positive psychology, positive institutions strive to create schools and workplaces that facilitate the formation of strong moral character and emotional learning, alongside traditional academics. These institutions are reflective of Greek academies, in
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Sacred Sanctions: A Positive Parent’s Alternative to Punishment

When we study the concept of punishment from a historical perspective, it turns out that punishment is the legacy we carry from our prehistoric ancestors. As the first humanoid beings gained increasing understanding and control of their world, there remained phenomena that were beyond
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Positive Reinforcement: Changing The Behavior of Children For The Better

“The way positive reinforcement is carried out is more important than the amount.” – B.F. Skinner The purpose of reinforcement is to help increase the probability that a specific behavior will occur when a stimulus is delivered after a response is shown. When people
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Positive Psychology PPT: Steal These 5 PowerPoint Presentations!

” A joyful life is an individual creation that cannot be copied from a recipe.” – Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi Positive psychology is a young branch of psychology that studies and builds the factors that lead to meaningful and joyful lives.  Since its early days in 1998,
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What is Positive Education and How To Apply It?

What is Positive Education and How To Apply It? (+PDF)

“The fundamental goal of positive education is to promote flourishing or positive mental health within the school community.” (Norrish et. al., 2013) Every parent wants the best for their children, they want their children to be happy and flourish. However, finding the right education
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Using a Memory Palace: How To Remember Positive Psychology Terms

If your memory of positive psychology terminology increased by 50-60 percent or more over the next three months, the impact would be enormous! And let’s face it, as a professional, there is little reason not to know new concepts and their corresponding terminology. Learning the lingo
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KIPP: Positive Education in Action

  Founded in 1994 by Mike Feinberg and Dave Levin, The Knowledge is Power Program (KIPP) is a network of 183 public charter schools across the United States that aim to help “students from educationally under served communities develop the knowledge, skills, character and habits
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Character Education: Levin’s 6 Steps to a Positive Classroom

Relay GSE has brought the positive psychology principles authentically into practice through raising awareness of character education and the application of positive education in the classroom. In their recent MOOC, Teaching Character and Creative Positive Classrooms, co-founder of th
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What You Need To Know About Positive Education

“The fundamental goal of Positive Education is to promote flourishing or positive mental health within the school community.” (Norrish et. al., 2013) Positive education overview If you are like the general population, you would have attended some sort of educational system. It is wher
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