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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 (25)

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Full Member
This was awesome! I watched it just when I needed it the most. It is so important to reflect happiness to our students. Please watch this.
Basic Member
Happy to have such wonderful webinars!
Full Member
Even though I think I am a positive person, I needed the reminder of the 7 principles that help to fuel success. I can't wait to see how to practically apply these in the next webinar...the Happiness Challenge.
Full Member
Thank you for the info presented. Hoping the classes and I enjoy next year even more!
Full Member
Thank you for this!
Full Member
I really enjoyed this webinar.
Basic Member
Very informative webinar.
Basic Member
Great information. Definitely made me think of happy things in my career.
Basic Member
It was very informative... I enjoyed it. Thank you for the great tips!
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