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 is highly valuable to educators.C.S., Elementary Teacher
Useful not only in my classroom, but also in my personal lifeE.W., Elementary Teacher
This course allowed me to grow personally and professionally.A.S., 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
I find I am a much more positive individual and hope I can lead by example/inspiration to my students in their mindful practice.H.P., Math Teacher
The personal practice, reflection, and unit plan development was most valuable.C.R., Special Education Teacher
The time to research and explore mindfulness practices that specifically applied to me and my age level students.C.S., Elementary Teacher
Wonderfully beneficial for both students and teachersM.W., Special Education Teacher
Great insight into an area that I had little knowledge of before!R.P., Math Teacher
During this course, I lost my mom unexpectedly. Learning about mindfulness and all the things involved with how to do it helped me cope and gave me to tools to be able to deal with the stress in a positive way. I will forever be grateful for that.B.M., 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
The most valuable part of this course was being able to develop my own mindful practice personally before being expected to teach my students.A.S., Elementary Teacher
I loved this course! Very practical for the classroom, but also useful for my personal life.C.S., 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
I will be teaching mindfulness practices to my students throughout the year.C.S., Elementary Teacher