The Role of Gratitude in Fostering School Bonding

by Michael J. Furlong, Jeffrey J. Froh, Meagan E. Muller & Victoria Gonzalez - 2014

A body of research has emerged during the past three decades focusing on how students engage in the schooling process and the broader positive developmental outcomes associated with high levels of engagement and lower involvement in high-risk behaviors. This chapter suggests that gratitude might offer a unique contribution for understanding how affective engagement and positive relationships could enhance student school bonding and thereby student social-emotional and academic outcomes.

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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 113, No. 1.

Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 116 Number 13, 2014, p. 58-79 ID Number: 18307, Date Accessed: 5/28/2022 6:21:18 AM

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