Positive Psychology in the Elementary School Classroom

ISBN-10: 039370758X
ISBN-13: 9780393707588
Edition: 2012
Authors: Patty O'Grady
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Description: This book will present the basics of positive psychology to educators and provide interactive resources to enrich teachers’ proficiency when using positive psychology in the classroom. Emphasis is on teaching the whole child: encouraging social  More...

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List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/11/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.254
Language: English

This book will present the basics of positive psychology to educators and provide interactive resources to enrich teachers’ proficiency when using positive psychology in the classroom. Emphasis is on teaching the whole child: encouraging social awareness and positive relationships, fostering self-motivation, and emphasizing social/emotional learning.

Acknowledgments
Introduction
The Promise of Positive Psychology in the Elementary School Classroom
Teaching Positive Psychology in the Classroom
Philosophical, Psychological, and Educational Roots of Positive Psychology
Principles and Practices of Positive Psychology in the Classroom
Benefits of Teaching Positive Psychology in the Classroom
Summary and Conclusion
Guiding Question Exercise
Guiding Question Discussion
Web Resources for Children
Web Resources for Teachers
The Neuroscience of Positive Psychology in the Elementary School Classroom
Academic and Emotional Learning in the Classroom
Brain Basics: Understanding How the Brain Changes and Learns in the Classroom
Applying Neuroscience Principles and Practices in the Classroom
Teaching to the Brain: A Strengths-Based Approach
Summary and Conclusion
Guiding Question Exercise
Guiding Question Discussion
Web Resources for Children
Web Resources for Teachers
The Taxonomy of Positive Psychology in the Elementary School Classroom
The Benchmarks of the Positive Psychology Teaching Taxonomy
A Positive Psychology Teaching Taxonomy Matrix: Benchmarks and Indicators
A Positive Psychology Teaching Taxonomy: Methods and Techniques
Summary and Conclusion
Guiding Question Exercise
Guiding Question Discussion
Web Resources for Children
Web Resources for Teachers
Teaching Positive Emotions and the Pleasant Life: Feelings
The Importance of Emotional Learning in Positive Psychology
The Positive Psychology Teacher�s Toolbox: Emotional Learning
Summary and Conclusion
Case Study K-2: Teaching Positive Emotion
Case Study 3-5: Teaching Positive Emotion
Guiding Question Exercise
Guiding Question Discussion
Web Resources for Children
Web Resources for Teachers
Teaching Engagement and the Good Life: Strengths
The Importance of Engagement Through Strength Learning in Positive Psychology
The Positive Psychology Teachers Toolbox: Engagement Through Strength
Summary and Conclusion
Case Study K-2: Teaching Strengths Learning
Case Study 3-5: Teaching Strengths Learning
Guiding Question Exercise
Guiding Question Discussion
Web Resources for Children
Web Resources for Teachers
Teaching Relationships and the Connected Life: Friendship
The Importance of Friendship Learning in Positive Psychology
The Positive Psychology Teacher's Toolbox: Connected Learning
Summary and Conclusion
Case Study K-2: Teaching Friendship
Case Study 3-5: Teaching Friendship
Guiding Question Exercise
Guiding Question Discussion
Web Resources for Children
Web Resources for Teachers
Teaching Meaning and the Purposeful Life: Contributions
The Importance of Meaningful Learning in Positive Psychology
The Positive Psychology Teachers Toolbox: Meaningful Learning
Summary and Conclusion
Case Study K-2: Teaching Meaning
Case Study 3-5: Teaching Meaning
Guiding Question Exercise
Guiding Question Discussion
Web Resources for Children
Web Resources for Teachers
Teaching Achievement and Success: The Accomplished Life
The Importance of Successful Learning in Positive Psychology
The Positive Psychology Teacher's Toolbox: Successful Learning
Summary and Conclusion
The Positive Psychology Teaching Taxonomy: Guiding Propositions
Case Study K-2: Teaching Accomplishment
Case Study 3-5: Teaching Accomplishment
Guiding Question Exercise
Guiding Question Discussion
Web Resources for Children
Web Resources for Teachers
Positive Psychology Teaching Taxonomy: Benchmarks and Indicators
Positive Psychology Planning Template: Taxonomy of Techniques
Positive Psychology Planning Template: Class Meetings
Positive Psychology Planning Template: Emotions Literature Circle
Positive Psychology Teaching Taxonomy: Graphic Organizers
Positive Psychology According to Winnie the Pooh
Positive Psychology Lesson Plan Template
Notes
Index

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