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Take the Happiness Challenge: Make a Change that Impacts Student and Teacher Success

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Are you ready to make some changes for yourself and your students that can lead to a sense of empowerment and more effective learning? Decades of research show that educators' levels of happiness have a greater impact on student success than any other on-campus factors. Join Susan Brooks-Young as she reviews various research and studies supporting the path to personal and professional happiness, and shares an overview of the five recommendations they have in common. Whether you are a teacher or a school leader, come learn how you can begin making a positive change today for yourself, your students, your classroom, and your school.


Status: Available On-Demand
Subject: Other
Last aired on: Thursday, February 12, 2015 @ 3:00 PM EST
Duration: 30 minutes
Credit Hours: 0.5
Categories: Learning Theories & Strategies, Personal Enrichment
Tags: burnout, happiness, positive psychology, student success, teacher effectiveness

Reviews (18)

Full Member
Thanks Susan. Good information to know / be reminded of.
Full Member
Fairly decent webinar.
I never knew that Frankl e discovered that the only way to survive and live on a higher spiritual level in trying circumstances was through meaning. That's is profound.
The 5 recommendations are nice reminders for us to take care of ourselves.
Full Member
I love the 5 strategies.
Full Member
Important things to do for ourselves as teachers
Full Member
Thank you for the list of suggestions to implement in my life and in my students' lives. Teaching is a very tough profession, and the stress lately is sky high. We need to take care of ourselves, too
Full Member
Thank you. In this very stressful world, it is important to slow down each day, express gratitude, and focus on the positive.
Full Member
Great recommendations on daily practices that can lead to personal and professional happiness. Thank you!
Full Member
Thank you for your presentation. It is so easy to experience teacher burnout. This happiness challenge is important work and I feel that it is do-able.
Full Member
Great tips for everyday life!
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