What is compassion fatigue? How is it affecting our educators? Read this research, designed to help policymakers like school boards, superintendents, and politicians gain an awareness of what teachers are experiencing in all aspects of their work.
Emojis can be a safe way to begin conversations about mindfulness of emotions with students. My favorite part about this lesson is how much FUN it can be! Watch the demo.
For those who think the idea of teaching little kids to settle down and quietly focus on their breath is beyond comprehension, the ABC's can make mindful breathing fun for even the youngest audiences.
Watch the recording of a community call with Megan Sweet and Dave Smith to get a peak into what's on the horizon at Mindful Schools this year.
Educating our youth is a calling that draws some of the most hard-working and dedicated people. Teachers are also prone to burnout–in fact, last year, public school teachers quit their jobs at the highest rate on record. Educators, it’s time to start showing yourself care and compassion, right now.
In this helpful video, learn mindful movements and a game to increase the learning readiness of your classroom. (Adults love them too.)
Evolution has primed our brains with a negativity bias, so postive experiences actually need more repetition to "stick" in our memories. Try 3 activities to promote kindness and self-care in your school.
Learn how Mindful Teacher Certification Program came alive for Grace. The retreat experience was the culmination of, and also the beginning of, a journey of self-discovery, self-work and self-love.
Teens spend an average of nine hours a day on digital technology. This excessive screen use is impacting mental health and learning. Learn five ideas to cultivate a healthy screen diet.