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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: Wednesday, November 20, 2019 @ 3:00 PM EST
Duration: 30 minutes
Credit Hours: 0.5
Categories: Learning Theories & Strategies, Personal Enrichment
Tags: burnout, happiness, positive psychology, teacher effectiveness

Reviews (65)

Full Member
Interesting points were shared. Thank you.
Full Member
Thanks for sharing your ideas.
helpful to share with classroom
Some great points on remaining happy and avoiding burnout.
Neat topic. Thank you.
Great points on the disconnect between policy makers and teachers
nice work
Basic Member
I apply the being happy approach in my teaching!! I agree with you!
Basic Member
Good reminder to remain positive for our students.
Full Member
The spirit of the teacher influences the attitudes of the students.
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