Positivity Project

The vision of the Positivity Project at McNair ES is to create citizens and leaders who will enhance our communities and country by internalizing the belief that “Other People Matter.”

The Positivity Project (P2) is a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering students to build strong relationships and to understand, appreciate, and exemplify character strengths in us all.  The movement is based in the tenets of Positive Psychology.

The Positivity Project aims to reach 2,000 schools and 1 million students nationwide by 2022.

Every one to two weeks, our students learn about a new character strength. By leveraging Positivity Project resources, provided free of cost, teachers use approximately 10-15 minutes per day to lead a discussion about that week’s strength. Teachers are equipped with resources but encouraged to tailor daily character education to their students’ unique needs.

Teachers are given resources and training on the 24 character strengths. 

September 11-15 Other People Matter Mindset
September 18-22 Curiousity
September 25-29 Open-mindedness
October 2-13 Perspective
October 16-20 Teamwork/Citizenship
October 23-27 Creativity
October 30-November 10 Bravery
November 13-24 Gratitude
November 27-December 1 Humility/Modesty
December 4-8 Kindness
December 11-22 Self-Control
January 1-12 Perseverance
January 15-26 Hope/Optimism
January 28-February 2 Prudence
February 5-9 Fairness
February 12-16 Love
February 19-23 Team's Choice
February 26-March 2 Social Intelligence
March 12-16 Zest/Enthusiasm
March 19-23 Forgiveness
March 26-30 Humor
April 2-6 Team's Choice
April 9-13 Integrity
April 16-20 Love of Learning
April 23-27 Appreciation of Beauty
April 30-May 4 Connection/Purpose
May 7-11 Leadership
May 14-18 Other People Matter Mindset 

The Positivity Project Video