Education, Curiosity, and Happiness
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Education, Curiosity, and Happiness
What roles can curiosity and happiness play in learning?
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Why are our kids so miserable?

Why are our kids so miserable? | Education, Curiosity, and Happiness | Scoop.it
“Something in modern life is undermining mental health,” Jean Twenge, a professor of psychology at San Diego State University, wrote in a recent paper. Specifically, something is undermining young people’s mental health, especially girls.
Via Sarah Jorgensen
Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's insight:
Play and having ways to cope with things when we come up short are important considerations. There is no one thing that contributes to unhappiness.
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Staying Present in the Classroom: Practicing Mindful Teaching

Staying Present in the Classroom: Practicing Mindful Teaching | Education, Curiosity, and Happiness | Scoop.it
How am I going to transition to the next lesson? What's that smell? What am I going to have the kids who finish early do until the bell rings? Do you think any of them actually like this book? I hope our staff meeting doesn't go long; I've got to get home to my puppy…

Via Marisol Araya Fonseca
Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's insight:
As teachers gain experience, hopefully they become increasingly mindful and present in pedagogic situations. I am not sure all teachers can or even reach high levels.
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Marisol Araya Fonseca's curator insight, April 16, 2016 3:15 PM
Emotions are very important when we are teachers.