Mindfulness is having both present-time awareness and mental calmness. These components help educators be more present and focused in the classroom.
Our enduring commitment to secularity reflects fundamental values of inclusivity and honoring the autonomy of students and our community members.
Middle-schoolers at McLean School in Maryland learn leadership by sharing mindful activities through the Mindfulness Club.
We wanted to highlight a notable article from Jon Kabat-Zinn, an Advisory Board member for Mindful Schools, and his colleagues.
Co-founder, Richard Shankman, reflects back on the simple idea in 2006 that evolved into Mindful Schools and looks ahead to the next chapter.
A joyous weekend of practice, learning, meeting old friends and finding new colleagues.
How do we understand the role of mindfulness in the emotional life of our students, especially for those needing more of a sense of autonomy and agency.
As great forces of change and swells of protest sweep through the USA, we share some reflections on the role of mindfulness during challenging times.
One of the first things we teach kids is mindful listening. Yet this activity is more than a beginning exercise – it's at the core of mindfulness practice.