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Happy Teacher, Happy Students; Applications of Positive Education for Your Classroom (and Your Life) is a Course

Happy Teacher, Happy Students; Applications of Positive Education for Your Classroom (and Your Life)

Oct 29, 2023 - Nov 26, 2023
30 credits

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Positive Psychology is the scientific study of what makes us happier, less stressed, and more resilient. This course will focus on foundational research in the field of Positive Psychology and specifically on its applications for the classroom, a.k.a. Positive Education. Teachers will learn and apply theories of Positive Psychology to their own lives and to their classrooms. Schools that have applied this research report decreased behavior issues and increased student resiliency, along with improved student curiosity, love of learning, and creativity. Teachers will develop and share implicit and explicit uses of Positive Education for their classrooms. Teachers will also learn how to increase their own happiness levels. This course addresses State of Illinois Social/Emotional Learning Standards. You’ll be happy you took this course. : ) This course is suitable for all teachers.
 
Several days prior to the start of the course, participants receive an email with instructions for accessing the course. A week’s material is posted at the start of each week.  Participants are expected to read content and review various resources, write replies/answer questions, share experiences, and engage in discussions with the course facilitator and other participants.  None of the assignments are completed in "real-time;" you can work at the times that best suit your own schedule.  
 
Course Dates: 10/29/2023 - 11/25/2023
 
Time: Any time!  24/7 on your schedule
 
Coupon: Use the code CTUF25 on the Teacher’s Teacher website for $25 off 2021 classes! Or if you register for 3 classes at the same time, use the code CTUF100 for $100 off 3 classes.
 
In order to receive any credit, participants must be in attendance for the entire offering.
No refunds will be issued unless the offering is canceled by CTUF Quest Center.