Mattering to others helps develop the sense that one has a purpose in life, and what this purpose may look like. Read more…
LIFE PURPOSE IS
The meaningful intention each of us selects as a personal beacon for how to live our lives and contribute positively to the world.
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"Civic Engagement: Purposeful Contributions to a Greater Good" panel discussion with Seana Moran of Clark University, Helen Haste of Harvard Graduate School of Education, and Scott Seider of Boston University, moderated by Adam Reilly of WGBH. April 25, 2017, at the Boston Athenaeum.
New blog post: Life Goals Across Countries
Tirri, K., Moran, S., & Mariano, J. M. (Eds.). (2016). Special issue: Education for purposeful teaching around the world. The Journal of Education for Teaching. Advance online publication.
Moran, S. (2016). What do teachers think about youth purpose? The Journal of Education for Teaching.
Araujo, U. F., Arantes, V. A., Danza, H. C., Pinheiro, V. P. G., & Garbin, M. (2016). Principles and methods to guide education for purpose: A Brazilian experience. The Journal of Education for Teaching.
Tirri, K., & Kuusisto, E. (2016). Finnish student teachers' perceptions on the role of purpose in teaching. The Journal of Education for Teaching.
Kuusisto, E., Gholami, K., & Tirri, K. (2016). Finnish and Iranian teachers' views on their competence to teach purpose. The Journal of Education for Teaching.
Jiang, F., Lin, S., & Mariano, J. M. (2016). The influence on Chinese college teachers' competence for purpose support on students' purpose development. The Journal of Education for Teaching.
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