Teaching to the Human Core
How focusing on Play, Mindfulness, and Relationships will enrich our students lives and deepen their learning
There is plenty of research to show that happier people are more creative and successful. We’ll explore how to infuse our classes with positive emotions and the benefits to learning that come with it. Warning! This session will be active, engaging, and you’re going to have a great time. If you’re up for it, join us!
Roni is the Educational Technology Coordinator and a teacher of Positive Psychology at Gunn High School in Palo Alto, California. He is the director of the MERIT program at Foothill College, and is the Chief Happiness Officer of the Ed-Tech Team, as well as a Google Certified Teacher. In addition, he is consultant for Ed-Tech companies and has recently launched EQSchools, an organization that empowers schools through Emotional Intelligence training. Roni lived in Israel and Belgium before coming to the U.S. where he got his Masters of Education and teaching credential in Mathematics and History at Harvard. He currently lives in Sunnyvale with his wife Allison, and two children Eli and Leah.