EDU 908 The Mindful Classroom
Mindfulness implies attention toward and care for the ideas, beliefs, and feelings of others. This course demonstrates the history of mindfulness in the classroom environment and explores techniques designed to aid defusing and navigating social, cultural, and emotional stressors that can occur in a classroom setting.
Mindfulness is being used globally and quite successfully to help to address many of the difficult social and emotional situations in today's school settings. This course will demystify the term mindfulness, uncovering its ancient roots and offering modern education-friendly ideas and practices.
*Participants in this course will have several mandatory, synchronous, video conference sessions. The dates and times are listed on each course registration page.
See what other educators are saying about this course
Truly life changing course!A.I., Elementary Teacher
Learning from others in the class. Being given a wealth of resources to look at and learn for myself. The feedback from the instructor was great too. I like when comments are given on work, not just a grade.E.B., Elementary Teacher
Very helpful in both my professional and personal life.K.M., Elementary Teacher
Very useful for any classroom. The practices and discussions were beneficial in discovering a new aspect of helping to create a successful classroom.J.H., Language Arts Teacher
This was a course that benefit me personally as well as professionally. I greatly appreciate that!E.K., Reading Specialist
Very useful, and not only because I was already interested in the subject.J.M., Social Studies Teacher
This class was wonderful. It cleared up many misconceptions that I had about mindfulness, and gave me many strategies that I will be able to use to improve my personal and professional life.J.I., Special Education Teacher
This course should be required for all MET/ Eduspire students! What an impactful course to improve yourself & your classroom!D.M., Language Arts Teacher
I found it extremely valuable the my personal mental and physical health were at the core of this course.E.W., Social Studies Teacher
The time to research and explore mindfulness practices that specifically applied to me and my age level students.C.S., Elementary Teacher
I enjoyed the course a lot! I learned a lot about mindfulness and a lot about myself as well. I really enjoyed all the activities and reflections.L.K.
I have begun and will continue to implement Mindfulness practices into my day to day instruction.K.G., Reading Specialist
I plan to implement mindful strategies learned from this course into my classroom immediately.B.I., Elementary Teacher
It was a helpful course in helping me understand how mindfulness can be used in the classroom to benefit my students.L.K., Elementary Teacher
Really appreciated the resources coupled with the research to support the why behind the practice. Also liked that it required me to take up the practice of mindfulness before expecting implementation with others.A.M., Elementary Teacher
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|Online||Mar 21, 2020 9:12 AM||Mar 11, 2020 9:12 AM||Spring|