Educators

Turn-key, standards-aligned materials provide engaging, hands-on activities that help students to identify actionable ways to bring happiness to their communities.

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Virtual Field Trip

Virtual Viewing Party Guide

Grades 7–12
Various durations

Extend the impact of the Discover Your Happy Virtual Field Trip by connecting your students with classrooms across the country through a live online conversation.

Virtual Field Trip

Discover Your Happy

Grades 7–12
30 min. duration

Learn how happiness impacts our physiology and psychology, then see how students and educators activate happiness using these skills. 

Classroom Activity

Happiness Role Play

Grades 7–12
x2 45-min. class periods

In a group setting, demonstrate how the Six Sustainable Happiness Skills are exhibited in everyday situations that students are likely to experience.

Classroom Activity

The Happiness Advantage

Grades 7–12
45-60 min. duration

Some evolutionary theories suggest that kindness and generosity make species vulnerable. But, could it be that these prosocial behaviors actually help species thrive?

Classroom Activity

Mindfulness Muscle

Grades 7–12
45 min. duration

Research shows that action and emotion are deeply connected. See how actions like mindfulness help us regulate our emotions, then create a personal plan for building your "mindfulness muscle."

Virtual Field Trip

Pre-VFT Classroom Activity: Measuring Happiness

Grades 7–12
Varies

If someone asked you how you could measure happiness, what would you say? Is happiness the same for everyone? Identify what behaviors, habits and thought patterns help people to experience happiness. Then, work with your students to develop a Happiness in Action plan.

Classroom Activity

This Is Your Brain on Happiness

Grades 7–12
45 min. duration

Research how happiness changes the brain and how an individual can take control of those positive changes.

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Digital Lesson Bundle

This Is Your Brain on Happiness

Grades 7–12
Varies

Using multimedia resources, students explore the Six Sustainable Happiness Skills and supporting brain science.

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Family Activity

Chain Reaction

Grades 7–12
30–45 min. duration

Emotions spread like energy—when we feel happy, it spreads to the people around us. Activate happiness in your household with this fun family activity.

Family Activity

This is Your Brain on Happiness

Grades 7–12

Delve into the science behind happiness and learn how happiness can impact the physiology of brain, and the positive effects it can have on learning. 

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Professional Development

For Educators: Benefits of The Six Sustainable Happiness Skills

Educators
30 min. duration

Educators engage in a session of open dialogue and brainstorm ways to implement the Six Sustainable Happiness Skills in their school.

Video

For Educators: Benefits of The Six Sustainable Happiness Skills

Grades 7–12
3 min. duration

Hear from experienced educators and administrators as they detail how Six Sustainable Happiness Skills benefit both the students and the teachers. 

Parents

The inability to reduce and cope with stress and anxiety can negatively impact different facets of a teen’s life including their health, friendships, relationships with parents, and academic performance. Discover Your Happy provides tools for families to seamlessly bring the conversation home and share key resources with friends and community members.

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