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
This course was the most beneficial courses I have ever taken. It helped me help me, my son, and my students.G.T., Art Teacher
I plan to use mindfulness strategies in my classroom next year to promote positive mental health.J.I., Special Education Teacher
I liked the structure of this course and how I was able to apply the course immediately to my life and career.A.A., Math 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
I never know I needed mindfulness or fully understood it. Now, I feel I need it daily in my personal and professional life.D.P., World Languages Teacher
I am quite excited to introduce mindfulness to my students this fall.B.H.
I enjoyed learning about a new topic that I was not familiar with.M.H.
Using mindfulness to aid students to deal with negative emotions.A.M.
A fantastic and relevant course for the educator to work on individual well-being, as well as a tool that can be integrated into the classroom.A.B., Music Teacher
I cannot believe how much I learned from this class! I would recommend this to anyone! The information I learned will continue with me for a lifetime as I share it with my students, coworkers, and families.A.W., Elementary Teacher
This course equipped me with valuable resources and tools to implement both in my personal life and in the classroom.A.M., Elementary Teacher
I plan to incorporate mindfulness practices into my daily classroom lesson plansA.W., Special Education Teacher
I will continue to use mindfulness and hope of it creating a balance for my kids.J.H., Language Arts 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 introducing Mindfulness to students to come over many years as I saw so many of the positive benefits during my practice as well as introducing a few to my current students.A.W., Elementary Teacher