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P2 100 in Syracuse, NY - 3.26.19

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Embassy Suites Destiny USA

311 Hiawatha Blvd W

Syracuse, NY 13204

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Principal Brett Woodcock will lead, and educators will learn how to implement The Positivity Project in classrooms and school-wide.

Please Note: You can pay by credit card or check. Checks can be mailed ahead of time.

To pay by check, please do the following: Email us at info@posproject.org with the email title "Pay by Check" and we will set you up.

Agenda

– Introductions

– Objectives and Outcomes

– Start with Why: Mission and Vision of the Positivity Project

  • History of the project
  • Mission and vision
  • Building a movement
  • The critical role of everyone in this room

– The World in 2030

  • Automation and Artificial Intelligence
  • The economy of the future
  • What skills will be in the highest demand?

– Recent Research on Today’s Youth

  • Trends on mental health, specifically narcissism and anxiety
  • Increasing desire for fame, in place of developing a meaningful life purpose
  • Hyper-focus on individual achievement vs. treating others well
  • Children’s perceptions of parent and teacher priorities

– Break

– What is Positive Psychology?

  • Overview of the history and science behind positive psychology
  • Dr. Chris Peterson
  • Other People Matter

– VIA Character Strengths Surveys

  • Discuss results of the VIA Character Strengths Surveys

– What is Character?

  • The science behind character
  • How The Positivity Project defines character
  • Why character is so important
  • Character vs. behaviors
  • The 24 character strengths

– Lunch and Time to Connect

– What is Character? Continued...

– Break

- School-wide implementation

  • Why The Positivity Project is different than other character education programs?
  • Prioritizing character education in lesson planning
  • School-wide effort (e.g. librarian)
    • Banners and posters
    • T-shirts
    • Monthly assemblies
    • Parent engagement
    • Social media
    • Developing students as leaders
    • Impact on faculty

– Classroom Implementation

  • What this looks like in the classroom
    • Where are you implementing The Positivity Project?
      • Morning meeting/Closing meeting
      • Book selection/Read aloud/Independent Reading
      • Weekly/Monthly recognition
      • Classroom newsletter shout outs
      • Run through of Facebook/Twitter feed
      • Conversations continuing at home
  • Impact on students
    • Self-awareness and self-confidence
    • Empathy and social intelligence
    • Vocabulary to describe their own feelings and emotions
    • Vocabulary to describe the good in others
  • Impact on classroom community
  • Depth of conversations
  • Keys to success
    • Importance of principal support
    • Lesson planning and weaving character strengths into other subjects
    • Social media

– The Power of Social Media

  • Connecting with parents and moving the conversation into the home
  • Learning from Partner Schools
  • Growing The Positivity Project

– Building the Movement and Our Tremendous Opportunity

  • Key concepts
  • The power of social media
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Embassy Suites Destiny USA

311 Hiawatha Blvd W

Syracuse, NY 13204

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