Five Ways to Make Joy a Part of Learning: Why It Matters

Rae Pica withSusan Engel, Steven Wolk, Tony Sinanis

Our guests tell us that joy is an essential component of learning. Tune inas we explore the role of joy in learning and discover how to create more of it in our classrooms.

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Susan Engel is a professor of psychology at Williams College, where she also directs the program in teaching. She is author of, The End of the Rainbow: How Educating for Happiness (Not Money) Would Transform Our Schools and The Hungry Mind: The Origins of Curiosity in Childhood. Steven Wolk is a professor in the Teacher Education Department at Northeastern Illinois University. He is a former elementary and middle school teacher and his latest book is Caring Hearts & Critical Minds.Tony Sinanis is currently the Lead Learner of Cantiague Elementary School in Jericho, New York. Cantiague was named a 2012 National Blue Ribbon School and Tony received the 2014 New York State Elementary Principal of the Year Award and the national 2013 Bammy Award for Elementary School Principal of the Year.
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