Teaching Character and Creating Positive Classrooms


Positive psychology meets K-12 pedagogy. This course explores key ideas of positive psychology and shows how great teachers apply those lessons to maximize student engagement and accomplishment. Through lectures, discussions, interviews and footage of great educators in action, you’ll learn how to integrate character-based objectives into your own teaching.

What you will learn

Your Character Journey

Let’s begin with an exploration of our own strengths of character… we all have them!

The Science of Character

This module explores the research base that supports the teaching of character.

Teaching Character in Every Moment

Character education starts with an intentional approach to every human-to-human interaction.

Macro Structures

Create a plan for teaching character and then work every day to make it happen.

What’s included