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The Duckworth lab at the University of Pennsylvania

This website, home of Positive Psychology and Martin Seligmann’s concepts of Learned Optimism, PERMA and Flourishing, provides a wealth of resources for educators: readings, briefs and most importantly, videos of talks for teachers on the important...
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Character at KIPP

Explore the very successful focus on Character Strengths in KIPP schools in underpriveleged sections of American cities. Language – English Author(s)/Editor(s)/Director(s) – KIPP (Knowledge Is Power Program) Access Location(s) – KIPP...
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A Developmental Framework for Young Adult Success

Findings from ground-breaking research by the University of Chicago Consortium for School Reform on preparing adolescents for success in college, career and life. Language – English Author(s)/Editor(s)/Director(s) – The University of Chicago’s...
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Do You Know Your 24 Character Strengths?

Take this survey to identify your own top 5 character strengths! And find out what you should be working on!! Language – English Author(s)/Editor(s)/Director(s) – Martin Seligmann, Chris Peterson Access Location(s) –VIA Institute on...
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Summary video: Why Character?

This video asks the question – “what determines character?” and answers “you”. The video provides an overview of the Character development movement, including the VIA classification of 24 key character strengths, the theory of “growth...
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