We knew long time ago that positive environment is contributing to better learning. Faculty Focus shares some strategies on how to make your classroom a more positive one, be happier, and help students to be more engaged in learning. In brief:
- Develop a “positive” syllabus or course outline
- Focus on student strengths
- Teach students about mindfulness
- Build intrinsic motivation
- Encourage a growth mindset
- Practice gratitude
Happy new semester!