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Starfish Project Endorsement



Project Director: Sue Stephenson, CLL-E, Brampton, Ontario, Canada


Purpose: This project involves the creation of a Guidebook and accompanying video files to assist teachers and principals in starting a Happiness Project for their school. It is based on a highly successful two-year project in Toronto, Canada that I have led that we want to share more widely across Canada, the United States and internationally with a mental health and well-being focus. It was featured on the Canadian National TV station CSC. The second year the project involved two professional comedians who had graduated from a local Community College School of Comedy, the four teachers, and myself along with the resources in my book Kidding Around: Connecting Kids to Happiness, Laughter and Humour.


To get more information and read an an article about the first year of this project published by MiddleWeb (for middle school teachers) CLICK HERE.

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