[Link] What is Strengths-Based Education?

A Tentative Answer by Someone Who Strives to Be a Strengths-Based Educator? Edward “Chip” Anderson, 2004 Professor, Doctoral Studies in Educational Leadership Azusa Pacific University What is Strengths-Based Education?

[Link] Positive education: positive psychology and classroom interventions

Positive education is defined as education for both traditional skills and for happiness. The high prevalence worldwide of depression among young people, the small rise in life satisfaction, and the synergy between learning and positive emotion all argue that the skills for happiness should be taught in school. Article by Martin E. P. Seligman, Randal …

[Link] The Principles of Strengths-Based Education

Doing what we do best leads to high levels of engagement and productivity. Educators who capitalize on their strengths daily help students do what they do best by developing a strengths based approach to education. The principles of strengths-based education include measurement, individualization, networking, deliberate application, and intentional …

[Link] Positive Psychology and Higher Education

Positive Psychology and a strengths-based approach to higher education should not be confused with fads that have swept through higher education. Fads are often a theoretical and are only loosely associated with an educational or psychological research base. Strengths-based education is actually a return to basic educational principles that emphasized …