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In the blog post “5 Reasons Self-Awareness Matters for Leaders,” Mary Ryerse of Getting Smart gives five solid reasons why self-awareness is important in leadership: Self-awareness is a core leadership competency Self-awareness makes way for […]
Our Character Strength of the Month for January is Leadership. It is no coincidence that we selected this character strength as our theme at the same time we launched our 5 to Thrive School Culture Challenge. January is […]
by Karen Graves
I have before me the daunting task of writing about spirituality. Sense of meaning. Finding purpose in something larger than ourselves. In my mind, kind of up there with creating world peace and reversing climate […]
Positive Education Summit: Bringing Together the Best in Positive Psychology and the Best in Education
We are very pleased to share that Stiller Family Foundation has awarded a $ 1 million gift to Champlain College’s David L. Cooperrider Center for Appreciative Inquiry to plan and convene a national Positive Education Summit that […]
Myths are common in education. The most persistent is the silver-bullet myth. You know, the one that goes something like, “If we just do _____, we will fix education.” No matter what fills in the […]
With “Plugging in with a Purpose: Students Dive Deeper into SEL Through Blended Learning Experiences with Happify,” Mayerson Academy published the last of a 7 case study series surrounding Thriving Learning Communities work started in […]
In a just published article, Online Gaming Platform Aims to Teach Social and Emotional Skills, Education Week spotlights Mayerson Academy’s Thriving Learning Communities program – a personalized learning program that applies the science of character strengths […]
In “Teaming for Impact: Collaboration Multiplies Student Benefits from SEL-Focused Program” teachers from Hyde Park School and College Hill Fundamental Academy reflect on the Thriving Learning Communities (TLC) work implemented last year. This recent case study […]
Brown Middle School in Ravenna, Ohio, one of our 9 Champions Institute grant recipients, recently took home 1st place in the Youth Float Division and received the Trustees Award for Originality at the annual Ravenna Balloon-A-Fair. […]
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