Mindful Schools Articles

Learn more about Mindfulness in Education from our staff and contributing authors.


The Art of Listening

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.
Cindy sits in a circle with students.

Clap Your Way to Mindful Focus

Children and teachers learn to focus by clapping and singing clever patterns, laughing through their inevitable mistakes.
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How to Really Help a Child “Calm Down!”

How often have you said to your student or your child, "Just calm down!" Wise tips on self-regulation, for ourselves, then our kids.