Hope on the Rise!

Hope! A resounding theme at the most recent Learning and the Brain Conference: Positive, Resilient Minds: The Science of Promoting Student Grit, Gratitude, and School Success. Threaded throughout the...

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Happy Children

Mayerson Academy's Thriving Learning Communities program, along with other positive psychology efforts in education, was recently the subject of a Live Happy magazine article "Happy Schools Make...

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Strengths Beyond School

We know learning for people of all ages is not confined to a traditional school environment. And we know the education of our youth is greatly impacted by the communities that they live in. What...

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Hope for the Hopeless

For the month of April we are celebrating the character strength of hope. VIA describes hope this way; “If Hope is your top strength you expect the best in the future, and you work to achieve it....

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Intentional Day of Happiness

Today is International Day of Happiness. In American society, happiness is considered a sport—something elusive to be pursued—something to strive for and attain at some future point in time. But...

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