12 Feb Positive Psychology and Happiness in the Classroom
Math tests, soccer matches, the cafeteria bully. Grammar diagrams, global warming, dad losing his job. Now add this to some 8-year-olds’ schedules: a second- period class on dealing with stress.
Before graduating another generation of workaholic, road-raged adults, a number of California schools are intervening as early as kindergarten, reworking adult relaxation techniques for little ones.
To read more about how some schools are integrating the principles of positive psychology (inlcuding meditation) into classrooms to boost (among other things) happiness – click here