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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: Wednesday, November 20, 2019 @ 4:00 PM EST
Duration: 30 minutes
Credit Hours: 0.5
Categories: Addressing Learning Loss, Learning Theories & Strategies, Personal Enrichment
Tags: burnout, happiness, positive psychology, student success, teacher effectiveness

Reviews (81)

Full Member
Gratitude is attitude! Expressing it in writing can be therapeutic and gives the recipient something tangible to look back at.
Practical suggestions.
Basic Member
Thank you Susan for reminding me that empathy and happiness go hand in hand:)
Full Member
Full Member
Perfect, it was a beautiful suggestion. I will try and pass it on. Thank you
I am excited to keep a journal and keep track of what I am doing for my well being. I am hopeful that doing this will make me more aware of the positive things happening around me.
Grateful for the reminders about well being and happiness.
Basic Member
I like the idea of pairing gratitude with random acts of kindness.
Full Member
I am going to try this challenge.
Basic Member
Hoping to try the challenge. Found the information to be informative.
Basic Member
I agree gratitude is a great place to start to change attitude. I've seen it work in my life. Thanks for the challenge. Well worth sharing with my colleagues.
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