Seeing and Cultivating: The Way of Hope and Joy

With contributions from more than 20 authors, Hope and Joy in Education promises to enhance our understanding of how best to promote hope and joy in our schools and learning environments, both during this time of unprecedented challenges and in the years to come. With that in mind, the Center's Mitch Bogen recently reviewed the entire book to identify cross-cutting themes that emerge from the unique constellation of perspectives contained in this volume. Two above all asserted themselves: (1) that the fostering of hope and joy in the classroom requires a certain perspective of us, the ability—indeed, the choice—to see the world as full of possibility; and, (2) the promotion of hope and joy in classrooms requires careful attention to creating and cultivating the conditions in which these might arise.

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