Let us dream of positive pedagogy!

Anita Szerencses Attilane Ladnai
2019 The Hungarian Educational Research Journal  
The feeling of anxiety, boredom, and apathy is more prevalent in school than in the family or in the company of good friends (Olah, 1999). Positive psychology says that learning could be joyful and stress-free in schools. Seligman (2009) pointed out, that "well-being should be taught in school, even in three areas: to counterpoint depression, to gain life satisfaction as a means of self-development and to facilitate effective learning and creative thinking." How these apply to the world of
more » ... l? According to Olah (2004), the message of positive psychology to pedagogy is that by applying the principle of "burdening until it can be kept in flow," education can become such a positive experience creating action, which could help to realize the process of knowledge assimilation and personal development. In this sense, education is the process of transmission of knowledge via love. This paper aims to provide a brief review research on black pedagogy (Hunyadyne et al., 2006), and point out those practices against it which proves that positive pedagogical practice could only mean positive alternative. The positive/white education is not just a dream. There are already existing good teaching practices, positive attitudes, and methods of teaching the joy of learning. The task is to find a further example and study these practices. The positive/white pedagogy as a new discipline relies on these achievements.
doi:10.1556/063.9.2019.3.43 fatcat:nqp6j5ucfvfhfg4miuvqe4kdca