Researchers stress that a critical component of school-based mindfulness programs is understanding the basic definition and purpose of mindfulness––including what mindfulness is, and what it is not.
Our enduring commitment to secularity reflects fundamental values of inclusivity and honoring the autonomy of students and our community members.
What is the difference between SEL and Mindfulness? SEL uses an outside-in approach with a focus on building skills; Mindfulness works from the inside-out, building on everyone’s innate capacities for relationship building, such as empathy and kindness ...
A reflection on scientific studies of mindfulness in education that provides important context for understanding critiques of mindfulness research.
We wanted to highlight a notable article from Jon Kabat-Zinn, an Advisory Board member for Mindful Schools, and his colleagues.
Mindfulness is having both present-time awareness and mental calmness. These components help educators be more present and focused in the classroom.
Can mindfulness training amplify social-emotional programs? Does an SEL approach compliment existing mindful offerings? Matthew Brensilver, PhD discusses.
How mindfulness training helps to build empathy, a foundational social and emotional skill that allows us to understand others and cooperate effectively.
Mindfulness practitioners sometimes wonder if they could be making more progress practicing in a different way?
A thorough examination of critical claims that mindfulness represents a disguised attempt to establish religion within the secular sphere.