Saturday, April 15, 2017

6 Ways to Spread Happiness in the Classroom - Teacher Habits

6 Ways to Spread Happiness in the Classroom - Teacher Habits:

6 Ways to Spread Happiness in the Classroom


It’s an exciting day here at Teacher Habits Headquarters! We have our first guest post! Paul Ellsworth (aka Profe Pablo) is a high school Spanish Teacher and a writer. He loves trying “out of the box” classroom management techniques to create a fun and productive classroom. He writes about his classroom at ProfePablo.com. There you can download his Top 25 Teaching Tricks or even tune into his podcast Schooled Radio. Today, he writes about spreading happiness in the classroom, a subject near and dear to my heart, and, not-so-coincidentally, the subject of my next book, Happy Teacher, available on Amazon by the end of the month.

6 Ways to Spread Happiness in the Classroom

When analyzing the classroom often we look at test scores or students’ grades. Grades are important, but what if grades were not a true indicator of success?
Instead of looking at the grades first, what if I asked you about your students’ happiness?
You would think I was crazy.
However, in his book The Happiness Advantage, positive psychology expert Shawn Achor proves that success doesn’t lead to6 Ways to Spread Happiness in the Classroom - Teacher Habits:

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