Find videos, audio, and books for introducing mindfulness to your school
From the Source: Children Talk About Handling Difficult Emotions with Mindfulness
All the mindfulness research in the world doesn’t touch the power of student voices. Watch and listen to these young students in this 4-minute film from Julie Bayer, one of our course graduates. You can learn more about the film here.
Watch Films About Mindfulness in Education
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 at staff meetings and parent nights. Curious administrators can also simply watch a few minutes from their own computers.
Download a Starter Lesson
Download our Mindful Schools Starter Lesson. This lesson is geared toward introducing mindful bodies and mindful listening to K-5 elementary school students. Below are video examples of this lesson being introduced to 1st and 4th grade classrooms in Oakland Unified School District.
If your students respond positively to this lesson, you might explore our fuller training course, Mindful Educator Essentials, to access the full K-5 and adolescent curricula and to learn neuroscience, classroom facilitation skills, and strategies to present mindfulness to stakeholders.
Share 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.