The Positivity Project
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What is the Positivity Project?
The Positivity Project is a 501c3 non-profit organization dedicated to helping America’s youth build stronger relationships by recognizing the character strengths in themselves and others. Their vision is to create citizens and leaders who will enhance our communities and country by internalizing the belief that “Other People Matter.”
Positive psychology’s scientifically validated 24 character strengths serve as its foundation. Positive psychology teaches that people have all 24 strengths within them – and that character is not just skills or behaviors, but rather an intrinsic part of each of us.
The Positivity Project is not a program with strict guidelines. Instead, it educates teachers on the character strengths and relies on them to teach in a way that best meets their students’ needs. It is a school-wide endeavor, grounded in the consistency of daily classroom instruction. Their model is holistic; it incorporates students, educators, and parents through regular interaction with character strengths vocabulary and concepts.
More about the Positivity Project
More about the Character Strengths
Positivity Project Calendar at Cub Run:
|September 12||Introduction: Other People Matter Mindset|
|October 11||Being present and giving others my attention (OPM)|
|January 3||Knowing my words and actions can affect others (OPM)|
|February 13||Supporting others when they struggle (OPM)|
|March 6||Cheering others' success (OPM)|
|March 20||Social Intelligence|
|March 27||Love of Learning|
|April 17||Identifying and appreciating the good in others (OPM)|
|May 1||Appreciation of Beauty and Excellence|
|May 22||Outro: Other People Matter Mindset|