Mindfulness is having both present-time awareness and mental calmness. These components help educators be more present and focused in the classroom.
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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.
In this New Year, we can behold the people in our lives through new eyes. How do we do this? It all begins with our attention.
Children and teachers learn to focus by clapping and singing clever patterns, laughing through their inevitable mistakes.
How often have you said to your student or your child, "Just calm down!" Wise tips on self-regulation, for ourselves, then our kids.
Overcome the challenge of helping young students to focus by making these fun "breathing sticks." They love this game.
This inspiring special-ed teacher celebrates her mindfulness practice for self-care as she helps her students break through their struggles.