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!
Graded: Compare the Two Rankings
The Science of Character
This module explores the research base that supports the teaching of character.
Graded: Character Reflection
Teaching Character in Every Moment
Character education starts with an intentional approach to every human-to-human interaction.
Graded: Responding with Micro-Moments
Create a plan for teaching character and then work every day to make it happen.
Graded: Dual Purpose Lesson Objective
Graded: Midterm Exam
Talking About Character Growth
No one ever masters something like grit or gratitude; the goal is to integrate those lessons into our daily lives.
Graded: Preparing to Teach Character
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