Research in K-12 Schools


Conceptualizing Well-Being

Alberta Teachers Association. (2019). School Wellness and Well-Being: Initiatives Across Canada.


Educator Well-Being

Hauseman, C. (2020). Strategies secondary school principals use to manage their emotions. Leadership and Policy in Schools. Advance online publication:

Pollock, K., Hauseman, C., & Wang, F. (2019). Work intensification: How the role of school leaders is changing. EdCan Network: The Facts on Education.

Wang, F., Pollock, K., & Hauseman, D. C. (2018). Ontario principals’ and vice principals’ wellbeing and their coping strategies in the context of work intensification. In S. Cherkowski and K. Walker (Eds.), Perspectives on Flourishing Schools (pp. 287-304). Lexington Books.

Hauseman, D. C., Pollock, K., & Wang, F. (2017). Inconvenient, but essential: Impact and influence of school–community involvement on principals’ work and workload. School Community Journal, 27(1), 83-106.

Hauseman, C. (2020). Managing emotions and coping in a context of work intensification. Canadian Journal of Educational Administration and Policy, 192, 42-51.

Pollock, K., Hauseman, C., & Wang, F. (2019). How can education systems support principals’ and vice-principals’ well-being?. EdCan Network: The Facts on Education.

Wang., F., Pollock, K., & Hauseman, C. (2019). Proactively mitigating school leader’s emotionally draining situations. Canadian Journal of Educational Administration and Policy, 190, 40-48.

Natural Environment & Well-Being

Largo-Wight, E., Guardino, C., Wludyka, P., Hall, K., Wight, J., & Merten, J. (2018). Nature contact at school: The impact of an outdoor classroom on children’s well-being. International Journal of Environmental Health Research, 28(6), 653–666.

Edwards, C., Forman, G., & Gandini, L. (2012). The hundred languages of children the Reggio Emilia experience in transformation (3rd ed.). Praeger.

Fraser, S. (2006). Authentic childhood: Experiencing Reggio Emilia in the classroom (2nd ed.). Nelson.

Physical Education

Winchar, G. (2019). Lifelong physically active lifestyles and the Manitoba physical education curriculum: an inquiry into vision and reality. (Master’s thesis).

Spirituality and Education

Dasch, C. (2019). Spirituality in and for public school education: a philosophical inquiry into an educative approach to addressing the ecological crisis. (Master’s thesis).

Academic achievement

Howell, A. J. (2009). Flourishing: Achievement-related correlates of students’ well-being. The Journal of Positive Psychology, 4(1), 1–13.