According to a new study, training teachers in mindfulness can affect the whole climate of the classroom.
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Educators can exert power over students—or they can create an environment where students feel energized and capable themselves.
Gratitude helped Giacomo Bono survive a childhood disease. Now he’s trying to understand how to help kids cultivate thankfulness.
When we teach compassionate listening to students, we foster belonging, inclusion, and learning in the classroom.
A new book explains how to recognize and encourage creativity in society—before it's too late.
Museums are a safe place to explore other points of view, cultures, and histories.
Articles: Our Best Education Articles of 2016By Jeremy Adam Smith | January 2, 2017
During the past year, Greater Good published a lot of exciting articles about teaching and schools. Here are some of the best.
Our team names the most provocative and influential findings published during this past year.
The way we educate students doesn't reflect what scientists know about expertise.
Stephen Murphy-Shigematsu identifies principles that promote a truly inclusive university.
How do we encourage students to move from saying thank you to actually feeling grateful? These classroom ideas from Open Circle can help.
Fourth-grade teacher Owen Griffith offers practical ways to turn schools and classrooms into no-complaint zones.
Nurturing Gratitude from the Inside Out, from The Inner Resilience Program, offers practical classroom activities integrating gratitude, social-emotional learning, and mindfulness.
Foster kindness and goodwill at your next meeting by saying “thank you.”
Articles: The Trouble with Trigger WarningsBy Mariah Flynn | November 1, 2016
Can educators warn students about troubling content without discouraging class participation? Here are some tips.
We're all subject to bias. Here are tips to help teachers treat all of their students with dignity and care.
One educator shares tales of teaching life lessons to her students, alongside integrals and exponentials.
Articles: How to Awaken Joy in KidsBy James Baraz, Michele Lilyanna | October 10, 2016
These research-based practices can help kids (and adults) foster authentic happiness.
Three new books illustrate what children really need from parents and educators.
Articles: How to Teach Happiness at SchoolBy Ilona Boniwell | October 6, 2016
We can teach students crucial skills of well-being without overhauling the curriculum, Ilona Boniwell explains.
Recent research sheds light on a question that obsesses many people.
A new review of many studies suggests that our personality isn't as unchangeable as we think.
A 20-year study of consensually non-monogamous adults reveals seven lessons for anyone who wants to keep love alive.
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