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 strategies and techniques that I've learned to not only help me but also my students.J.S.
I foresee a major shift in mindful practices within my classroom.D.H., Elementary Teacher
This course is highly valuable to educators.C.S., Elementary Teacher
I have learned many great practices to use with students next year.L.M.
I liked the personal aspect of the course.E.W., Social Studies Teacher
I plan to utilize the practices from this course.A.M., Elementary Teacher
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 implement mindful strategies learned from this course into my classroom immediately.B.I., Elementary Teacher
The course can immediately be incorporated into the classroom.R.P.
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 have already started implementing these practices in my classroom and have seen great success in just a few weeks!E.R., Elementary Teacher
This was a great course. I found it to be very useful both personally and professionally.L.W.
I think this course had a great arch to it, and it was awesome to reflect on what we learned and what we can apply to our daily lives and to our lives as teachers and with our students. Mindfulness has a lot of benefits, and the articles we read will help convince others to buy-in to the ideas included.H.S., Music Teacher
This course was tremendously helpful because we learned about our own mindful practices and then expanded out to exploring ways to share and teach mindfulness with students.J.C., Elementary Teacher
Immediate, daily impact.J.C., Elementary Teacher