Positivity Project

The vision of the Positivity Project at Powell Elementary is to create citizens and leaders who will enhance our communities and country by internalizing the “Other People Mindset.” The Positivity Project aims to reach 2,000 schools and 1 million students nationwide by 2022.

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.

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 13-19 Intro Week - Other People Mindset (OPM)
September 20-26 Curiosity
September 27- October 3  Teamwork 
October 4-10 Open-mindedness
October 11-17 OPM - Being present and giving others my attention 
October 18-24 Forgiveness     
October 25-31 Creativity
November 1-7 Perspective
November 8-14 Bravery
November 15-21 Gratitude
November 22-28 Gratitude
November 29-December 5  Kindness
December 6-12 OPM - Knowing my words and actions affect others
December 13-19


January 3-9 Optimism
January 10-16 Prudence
January 17-23 Perseverance
January 24-30 OPM - Supporting others when they struggle
January 31-February 6 Integrity
February 7-13 Love
February 14-20 Humility
February 21-27 OPM - Cheering others' success
February 28-March 6 Enthusiasm
March 7-13 Social Intelligence
March 14-20 Love of Learning
March 21-27 Wildcard/Make-Up
March 28-April 3 Humor
April 4-10 OPM - Identifying & appreciating the good in others
April 11-17 Fairness
April 18-24 Appreciation of Beauty & Excellence
April 25-May1 Purpose
May 2-8 Leadership
May 9-15 Outro Week - Other People Mindset