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.
Listen to a guided meditation for back-to-school, and read reflections on using mindfulness to start the school year off with clarity, purpose, and care.
Mindful Schools welcomes Robert Thomas, new Executive Director, to lead the team into the next phase of its journey.
In Memphis, TN, an urban Catholic school has found many ways to be mindful. Students even published their own book, “18 Fun Ways to Practice Mindfulness."
For those engaged in teaching children and youth, finding ways to nourish ourselves is essential. Joy is one essential component we can learn to draw on.
Starting a mindfulness practice in my school was a foreign idea. We began with 5 minutes a day. This culminated into a TEDx talk about global citizens.
On 60 Minutes, Tristan Harris shows his phone to Anderson Cooper. “This is one way to hijack people’s minds.” How does mindfulness fit into this reality?
This teen says mindfulness helps him find time for everything he needs to do---homework, school, sports---and he still has time for Minecraft!