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 am hoping to use this course with my students who experience test anxiety, building confidence, and encouraging my students to take time to focus on the present.A.G., Special Education Teacher
I will definitely be implementing mindfulness practices in my school counseling office at my middle school.C.L.
I learned so many strategies and ideas to use in my personal life and in my classroom.M.R., Elementary Teacher
I plan to implement mindful strategies learned from this course into my classroom immediately.B.I., Elementary Teacher
I enjoyed the pace of the course and felt that it was a great balance of instruction, investigation, and practice.A.B., Elementary Teacher
I plan to utilize the practices from this course.A.M., Elementary Teacher
I have begun and will continue to implement Mindfulness practices into my day to day instruction.K.G., Reading Specialist
I have already begun implementing much of what I have learned into my classroom.A.B., 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 hope to use what I have learned to bring more calm and better focus to my classroom.C.H., Elementary Teacher
I've already incorporated what I've learned in my classroom.J.S., Elementary Teacher
I really enjoyed this class and in particular the time to focus on learning what true mindful practice is and can be.A.T., Elementary Teacher
I loved that the course was beneficial to me personally as well as an eductor.M.R., Elementary Teacher
This was a great course. I found it to be very useful both personally and professionally.L.W.
I'm hoping to incorporate many of these practices into my classroom and help my students be able to focus and destress in order to enhance their academic performance.N.D., Reading Specialist