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
I can't wait to share what I have learned here with my students.B.M., Elementary Teacher
The personal practice of mindfulness was extremely beneficial in addition to the mindfulness research repository. The lesson plan was beneficial in that it allowed me to think through how to introduce mindfulness in my classroom, and the sharing mindfulness activity has prepared me to share my learning with my colleagues.N.D., Reading Specialist
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 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
I thought this class was quite useful, and very beneficial!B.H.
I enjoyed the pace of the course and felt that it was a great balance of instruction, investigation, and practice.A.B., Elementary Teacher
Great class for learning how to be mindful in my own life and also share that with my students. Learned great tools to lead a calmer, more present life.K.L., Elementary Teacher
I hope to use what I have learned to bring more calm and better focus to my classroom.C.H., Elementary Teacher
I will begin by teaching quick breathing practices that students can learn in the classroom, have them research their own mindful activitiesK.Z., Social Studies Teacher
The course was well-organized and manageable. The content was personally very helpful.A.C., Tech Specialist
great! Applicable instruction tailored to each individual student. Should be a required course for all.L.M., Elementary Teacher
I will incorporate mindful practice into my classroom procedures each day and work to transform my classroom into one that just 'feels" mindful.A.T., Elementary Teacher
The strategies and techniques that I've learned to not only help me but also my students.J.S.
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
I intend to implement my classroom plan this school year.N.R., Librarian