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
The Mindfulness course content is valuable for both the individual and application towards students.C.M., Science Teacher
This was the most applicable course professionally and personally that I have ever taken.K.I., Elementary Teacher
Will apply what I have learned!J.S., Social Studies Teacher
It was a great introduction to mindfulness with a tremendous amount of resources. I like that while we were looking for strategies to help our students and even bigger part was taking care of ourselves and finding mindful practices that we can personally use.R.A., Special Education Teacher
I am hoping to use this course with my students who experience test anxiety, building confidence, and encouraging my students to take time to focus on the present.A.G., Special Education Teacher
We started off by establishing our own practice and then moved into creating artifacts to use in the classroom. I think having those artifacts will make it easier to bring mindfulness to my classroom in the fall.A.W., Special Education Teacher
It was really helpful to be required to spend time in actual personal practice before considering how to present this to students.A.T., Elementary Teacher
This course was very valuable to not just my role as an educator, but also as an individual who makes health a priority.B.I., Elementary Teacher
This course benefits participants personally and professionally. Mindfulness is something everyone should understand and use.D.S.
This course provided, not only a great deal of resources for students, but was also provided personal and professional growth.M.W.
I really liked how this course opened my eyes to the idea of Mindfulness and I will be incorporating this into my classroom as well as in my daily life.J.R.
I loved this class. It was very helpful and I will be implementing many of the things I learned from this course into my everyday life.K.G., Elementary Teacher
It was teacher focused! About our well being and how that will translate into the students well being, etc. Giving us more resources and tools to assist our students through their lives !J.F.
I will be implementing many strategies into my counseling program.T.M.
I really liked the resource repository and our practice and reflection logs. It really helped me develop my own personal practice and helped me begin to think about how I might introduce these practices in my classroom.M.C., Elementary Teacher