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A Daily Dose of Happiness for the Classroom

Its back to school time and we have just the thing for more happiness for the classroom starting the first day of school. In many countries around the world teachers are already planning for a new school year or have already started. Educators are always looking for new ideas that will engage students of all ages and learning abilities all while staying on task to meet curriculum objectives.  Not an easy task for anyone.

Research tells us that when children are happy and emotionally regulated it is their optimum time to learn. Their brains and bodies are ready to absorb and understand information at a faster and more effective rate. Research also shares that happy students reduces stress for teachers and increases their own happy as well.

So how does a teacher intertwine learning goals, curriculum objectives and happiness to a classroom?

What about a Daily Dose of Happiness?  It’s as easy as 1,2,3 and it’s powered by your students.  We call it the 365give Challenge.


Happy Students = Happy Teachers

How do you get going? It’s simple just remember it’s a Daily DOSE of Happiness.

D: Dive in and get started at the beginning of the school year.

O: Outline a plan with your students to empower THEM to choose how they will give.

S: Simple daily gives. It’s the key to keeping it easy for everyone.

E: Enjoy how happy it will make everyone knowing the positive impact they are having on the world.



Creating a Culture of Giving – The Why?

Our brains and bodies were made to give. When we give we get the Helpers High. A chemical reaction in our bodies that get the neurotransmitters in our brains feeling good! The second path to a Daily Dose of Happiness for your students. This combination of good feelings increases wellbeing and feelings of happiness.

D: Dopamine

O: Oxytocin

S: Serotonin

E: Endorphins


Sign up with us today as a classroom or entire school. The program is free to any school around the world. It’s our commitment to you teaching your students to give. We have the resources and a guide that will get you started and we are here to support you every step of the way.

Your students will receive special badges with each daily give they complete and track as a member. By the end of the school year they can easily reach 365 daily gives and 365 days of happiness.

What people are saying about 365give

“I wanted to express my gratitude for the teaching you provided today. Your message was delivered eloquently, compassionately, and without judgment. The kids were engaged, and now have knowledge with which they can change the world. We all appreciated how you took the time to help us learn to build positive mindsets and practice happiness.”
Shelley Gardner, Grade 6 Ridgeview Elementary (West Vancouver)
“Actions really do speak louder than words, which is why I believe the 365give Challenge has resonated throughout my community. Every give we do is so important to us and leaves us happier and appreciating our lives a little bit more than before.”
Mahina Niyozova (Tajikistan)
“After watching the 365give TEDx Talk, I was inspired to join and begin a daily giving program in India. Today, along with 12 other volunteer women, we provide 100 meals to local underprivileged children in Bangalore for school every day.”
Deepika Ahuja, Mom (Bangalore, India)
“My life has greater meaning now.”
Renate Jorge, @BeKindBrazil and 365give Member, Family Program (Brazil)
“I just wanted to share that 365give really helped me. I am a better person now, thank you.”
MayLee, 365give Member, Individual Program
“This 365give Challenge has really injected excitement and extra enthusiasm in each work day as I think about what we can do. It has motivated me and the students.”
Cristina Peters, School Counselor (New York City, USA)
“I have seen a huge shift in energy throughout my classroom since doing the 365give Challenge. The Challenge has empowered my students to make a positive difference in the school’s community and beyond.”
Cella Adriana, Special Needs Educator /The Holliswood School (New York City, USA)
“The 365give Challenge helps students understand their impact on others. It opens avenues for introducing and discussing global and local issues in classrooms. It is powerful to watch students of all ages think about how they can make a change in another person’s life with one small act.”
Jessica Hall, Primary Teacher, French Immersion at École Pauline Johnson (West Vancouver, Canada)