Initiative Description: Fifteen 90-minute lessons addressing positive emotions, engagement, positive relationships, meaning and achievement through the use of stories, exercises, discussion, writing and action delivered by teachers trained in the program.
Study Results: Positive effects on positive emotions, peer relations, emotional engagement in school, cognitive engagement, and grade point average scores.
Reference: Shoshani, A., Steinmetz, S., & Kanat-16Maymon, Y. (2016). Effects of the Maytiv positive psychology school program on early adolescents’ well-being, engagement, and achievement. Journal of School Psychology, 57, 73-92. doi:10.1016/j.jsp.2016.05.003
Level of Evidence: Very Good