Cultivating Happiness, Resilience, and Well-Being Through Meditation, Mindfulness, and Movement
In chaotic times, a deep breath can bring calm to your classroom.
As the pandemic recedes and the world gradually returns to “normal,” it’s more important than ever to make your classroom a place that supports mental health and improves overall wellness. In this book, you’ll discover the why and the how of using techniques to reduce stress, improve executive function, and set the stage for increased memory and attention, better self-regulation, and improved cognition and academic learning.
With this practical, research-based guide, you’ll incorporate age- and grade-appropriate meditation, breathing, mindfulness, and secular yoga activities into your teaching, in ways that work for in-person as well as virtual and hybrid settings. Features include
Adaptations for special populations, including those who have experienced trauma
Recommendations for family involvement in social emotional learning
Guidance on self-care for teachers and school staff
Data from successfully implemented programs
Dozens of illustrations, QR codes, and reflective questions
Mindfulness isn’t just a buzzword-it’s a time-tested, teacher-tested technique for reducing anxiety and improving you students’ outcomes. Incorporate it into your classroom and see for yourself how much good a deep breath can do.
- 2022 Corwin Press, Inc.
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