What is The Positivity Project?
The Positivity Project is a 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 Project teaches children by acknowledging that the 24 character strengths are already a part of who they are as people. It helps them to realize that each and every one of them have these strengths. The project will help Freedom's teachers instill vocabulary and the meaning of the strengths through explicit teaching of each strength for 10 minutes per day. Freedom will dedicate 1-2 weeks to each strength to help students understand them through definition, examples, discussions, and exercises.
Visit https://posproject.org/ for more information.