Video, audio and books for introducing mindfulness to your school.
From the Source: Children Talking about Handling Difficult Emotions with Mindfulness
All the mindfulness research in the world doesn’t touch the power of first person accounts of the practice from young people. Some great examples are in this 4-minute film from Julie Bayer, one of our course graduates. (Learn more about the film here.)
Get Help Introducing Mindfulness to Your School
Want a good overview of mindfulness in education to help parents, staff and administrators understand the power of this work? Start with these two short films. Both are free and can be shown easily at staff meetings and parent nights. Curious administrators can also simply watch a few minutes from their own computers.
This lesson (download by clicking on the icon) has been taught to over 300,000 children and is geared toward K-5 elementary school students (we also offer a curriculum for adolescents). Below are video examples of the lesson in action in 1st and 4th grade classrooms in Oakland Unified School District. If you like this lesson and your students respond positively, you might consider taking a fuller training to learn our full curriculum, neuroscience, classroom facilitation skills, how to present to stakeholders, and to become part of our vibrant and supportive graduate community.
Get Presentations on Mindfulness in Education
Mindful Schools community members frequently request examples of how we explain mindfulness to parents, administrators and other educators. Here are a few presentations and interviews from our archives.