One in 280,164 Schools

What does it take to be a top school when there are 280,164 schools? Our Mayerson Academy team is honored and delighted to work with Principal Zheng who knows exactly just what to do to achieve that...

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Strength-Based Parenting

In Why Parents Need to Dial Back the Criticism, Belinda Luscombe writes about The Strength Switch, a new book by Australian psychologist Lea Waters. Waters suggests that parents make a small but...

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My Quest for Zest

I’ve taken the VIA Survey annually over the past three years, and the character strength of zest has fallen to the bottom each time. In 2014, zest was ranked at #20; in 2015 it fell to #24; and...

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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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