Mathew A. White

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A multidimensional approach to measuring well-being in students: Application of the PERMA framework Margaret L. Kern, Lea E. Waters, Alejandro Adler & Mathew A. White a Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA b Melbourne Graduate School of Education, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia c St. Peter’s College,(More)
This applied case study centers on two aspects of Peterson’s research as introduced into a large K-12 school in Australia: (i) creating enabling institutions and (ii) applications of character strengths. The paper describes five character strengths initiatives. Four of the strengths initiatives have been integrated into existing school experiences such as(More)
We live in an increasingly interdisciplinary world. We are reminded that children require more flexible thinking and the ability to make connections across complex ideas (Gardner 2006). However, school’s curriculum and architecture often promote siloed thinking and rigidity even though we invite our students to ‘imagine’ interdisciplinary landscapes. Over(More)
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