Saturday , March 23 2019

Teaching Resources

Using PERMA pillars to support teachers

Positive emotion, Engagement, Relationships, Meaning and Accomplishment. Martin Seligman, often considered the father of positive psychology wanted to bridge the hedonic/eudaimonic divide by identifying wellbeing as a construct that was not limited to life satisfaction alone but as several contributing factors, which formed this mnemonic PERMA.

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Language in, language out.

Adam Voigt: "What I think I got wrong is that this model is probably far more important for Classroom Practitioners than it is for School Leaders. Allow me to explain why...

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What if Plato was wrong and music education doesn’t matter?

Claims that music boosts intelligence, emotional wellbeing and psychosocial development, have been researched, debated and oft-proven over the decades but Stevens is hesitant to create unreasonable expectations of broad academic success. Instead, he advocates for specific music education pedagogy to be tied to specific evidence-based research.

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