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
A wonderful course that renewed my spirit! I'm prepared to help myself, colleagues, and students to become the best they can be.C.M., Language Arts Teacher
This course was expertly designed to allow the participant to practice mindfulness and develop lessons to share with students.a.e., Science Teacher
This was a great class. I truly learned how to use this practice before I was expected to teach it to my students. This was a great hands on class even though it was all online.E.B., Elementary Teacher
Learning personal mindfulness practices, and really learning about practicing mindfulness myself can make me a better teacher.K.R., Special Education Teacher
Very happy I took the course. I feel more confident in myself and a sense of rejuvenation.J.F.
The tools to approach my classroom in a whole new light, with true integrity, respect, and empathy.K.Z., Social Studies Teacher
I love how this course focuses on the teacher.K.G., Science Teacher
Mindfulness is something I have already incorporated into my daily teaching. I have a greater understanding since taking this course.S.C., 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
Learning to take time for myself and ways to incorporate mindfulness into my classroom.J.P., Language Arts Teacher
This was an excellent course; extremely valuable. If only all teachers/administrators would enroll, our schools would be different environments.C.O.
I loved the structure of this class. it allowed for personal and professional growth at the same time.A.S., Elementary Teacher
I am planning on using mindful practices in my classroom for the end of this year and throughout the year next year.L.H., Elementary Teacher
I really appreciated the content of this course and the way it was organized and presented. Our instructor also did a great job keeping us informed of her expectations and guiding us through the class.K.Z., Music Teacher
This course is highly valuable to educators.C.S., Elementary Teacher