Bringing Attention to Positive Events (Ages 11-14)
Students will learn how recognizing and sharing positive events with others builds resilience and increases happiness.
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When we talk with others about positive things that have happened to us, these moments help us feel closer to one another. In this class, one of ten Outschool classes I've created on leadership skills (each class works as a stand-alone), students will learn how to share and respond to positive stories shared in a way that nurtures positive feelings and a sense of closeness with others. As humans, we are drawn to negative stories because being tuned in to things that can harm us helps us...
The teacher has been certified to teach in Washington State since 1990 (including endorsements in special education from preschool through high school) and has taught in multiple settings. In 1984 at age 21, he was named Big Brother of the Year in King County, the most populous county in Washington, for his volunteer work with a 3rd-grade boy. He has taught leadership classes throughout his career and serves as a mentor to children and adults who want to hone their leadership abilities. He has a knack for engaging children who, having worked with Andy, feel consistently respected and buoyed by these interactions.
25 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Andy Smallman, MA
I help young people tap into their inner wisdom.
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
912 total reviews
590 completed classes
I've been a certified teacher in Washington State since 1990, holding a Continuing Teacher Education Certificate with K-12 Special Ed, K-8 Elementary Ed, P-3 Early Childhood Special Ed, and P-3 Early Childhood Ed endorsements. In those 30+...