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The Importance of Being Happy: How Being Happy Leads to More Effective Teaching and Learning

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Do you or your students sometimes feel overwhelmed with all you need to do? Empower yourself and your students by increasing your level of happiness! Join Susan Brooks-Young as she shares current positive psychology research that identifies workable strategies to support healthy, joyful classroom environments. She will discuss how a happier environment leads to more effective teaching, learning, and living. Susan will also offer an overview of the specific principles that fuel happiness and help educators understand the importance and benefits of teacher and student happiness. Come discover how to get your class started on the path to happiness and more effective learning.


Status: Available On-Demand
Subject: Other
Last aired on: Thursday, February 12, 2015 @ 2:00 PM EST
Duration: 30 minutes
Credit Hours: 0.5
Categories: Learning Theories & Strategies, Personal Enrichment
Tags: burnout, happiness, positive psychology, teacher effectiveness

Reviews (16)

Full Member
It was very informative... I enjoyed it. Thank you for the great tips!
Full Member
This webinar made me happy!
Full Member
If you love what you do, you never work a day in your life.
Full Member
There were a lot of good points brought up in this session
Full Member
Amazing. Need this!
Full Member
I knew about the research concerning smilingís influence on mood. I used to force myself to smile in the car on my way to stressful situations. Thanks for the reminder.
Full Member
These are very good principles to practice.
Full Member
Thanks for the good tips.
Full Member
Interesting research on happiness.
Full Member
Thank you for the information, not only is it important for teachers to have a sense of purpose but the student as well. Also, we could all smile more.
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