Importance of Mastering Social and Emotional Skills
Social and emotional learning are strongly connected to academic performance and vital to the success of the 21st Century kids. As a leader in educational technology and children’s media, Scholastic recognizes the importance of developing such skills through Mightifier; an educational program based on positive psychology that nurtures and encourages students to practice and master critical social and emotional skills.
About Mightifier And Benefits
What is Mightifier?
Mightifier is a positive peer communication program with measurable impact. It boosts social and emotional learning, strongly connected to academic performance and vital to the success of 21st Century kids. Developing students’ social skills lead to stronger self-esteem, a collaborative classroom environment and better learning outcomes.
Benefits of Regular Mightifying:
- Collaborative classroom environment
- Improved student morale and academic performance
- Greater student focus on learning
The Program Includes:
- Application for positive peer feedback
- Evolving strength profiles for every student
- Dashboard to monitor the progress with social skills and wellbeing of the class
- Skill-based lesson plans
- Diverse material selection to teach and practice positive psychology in the classroom
- Support from a world-class team of professionals and fellow teachers
- Wellbeing Pulse – demonstrates how positive relations impact individual and group wellbeing and success
Teachers can activate and apply to enhance classroom spirit. This data can also be analyzed at school or district levels.
Teaching Material and Resources
Teachers can access lesson plans, printables and activity ideas to enhance their lessons and classroom environment.
How To Mightify
"I love the app, it has been fantastic to watch the kids read feedback from other kids in their class"
"The students gain knowledge about their own strengths and they learn optimistic thinking and empathy. Class teamspirit and co-operation skills have improved. We haven't had any major bullying cases this year."
"Positive feedback is more meaningful and important."
"Mightifier has improved our class atmosphere. Everyone is now much friendlier with each other."
AWARD-WINNING APP BASED ON POSITIVE PSYCHOLOGY
Other awards include:
- VUODEN HUIPUT Grand Prix & Best Product
- GRAND ONE Best Design, Shortlisted for Most Innovative Product
- Grand Prize of 50 000 EUR in the ARCTIC15 Microsoft Pitching Competition 2017
- 1st prize at City of Fukuoka’s (Japan) Pitch Competition at Europe’s leading start-up event SLUSH, November 2016
- 1st prize at Nordic Female Angel Network’s Pitch Competition September 2016