Teaching is amazing. And hard. Mindfulness is a valuable tool for teachers as we do this difficult work. Get started with these mantras for teachers!
My son started kindergarten this year, and I was THRILLED (to say the least) to learn that his teacher is introducing the kids to a different mindful breathing practice each week. (The breathing strategies are from the Conscious Discipline model developed by Dr. Becky Bailey). For a while now, my son and I have ended […]
Probably the number one search query that leads people to my site is a variation on “how do I teach mindfulness to kids?” Which is FANTASTIC because our children need mindfulness. We ask them to pay attention! and calm down! … and we don’t really teach them how to actually DO either of those things! […]
Go see Inside Out. And then read this list of activities to do and conversations to have with your kids!
I am leaving the classroom empowered, not embittered. I am leaving the classroom not because I think the system is so broken or dysfunctional that I have to escape, but because I know I can transform it.
This I believe— my not-quite-a-manifesto
Whether you are learning mitosis, marketing, or metal-jewelry making, read on for tips to make your learning stick! (*if you’re the parent of a teen, you may want to share this with them 🙂 )
A summary of the latest research findings about the power of mindfulness in schools!