Handbook of Positive Psychology in Schools

Kobo ebook | February 1, 2009

byGilman, Rich

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National surveys consistently reveal that an inordinate number of students report high levels of boredom, anger, and stress in school, which often leads to their disengagement from critical learning and social development. If the ultimate goal of schools is to educate young people to become responsible and critically thinking citizens who can succeed in life, understanding factors that stimulate them to become active agents in their own leaning is critical. A new field labeled "positive psychology" is one lens that can be used to investigate factors that facilitate a student's sense of agency and active school engagement.

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National surveys consistently reveal that an inordinate number of students report high levels of boredom, anger, and stress in school, which often leads to their disengagement from critical learning and social development. If the ultimate goal of schools is to educate young people to become responsible and critically thinking citizens ...

Format:Kobo ebookPublished:February 1, 2009Publisher:RoutledgeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0203884086

ISBN - 13:9780203884089

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