The Happy Secret to Better Work

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This is a video that every individual, whether adolescent or adult, should have the chance to see! Using an incredibly humorous presentation style and fascinating statistics, psychologist Shawn Achor makes a compelling case for positive psychology. Demonstrate to your young learners how the brain performs significantly better in a positive state versus one that is negative, neutral, or stressed, and take this unique opportunity to inspire lifelong happiness and productivity.

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CCSS: Adaptable
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Pros

  • The end of the video offers an excellent extension lesson or project, including journaling activities and communication practice
  • Opportunity to flip the video: create your own multiple choice and/or open answer questions to check for understanding, add additional resources, or create a discussion question for an online open forum (requires free online registration)
Cons

  • Presenter speaks very quickly
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