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.
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This course was wonderful! I didn't expect to gain so much from it personally.A.S., Elementary Teacher
This course was one of the best courses I have taken to date. I loved that not only it helped me and my family grow, but it is something that students will benefit from in their everyday lives.J.O., Math 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 class was wonderful. It cleared up many misconceptions that I had about mindfulness, and gave me many strategies that I will be able to use to improve my personal and professional life.J.H., Special Education Teacher
Great for my personal life but also super relevant to a counselor working in a high school.J.Z.
This was an excellent course; extremely valuable. If only all teachers/administrators would enroll, our schools would be different environments.C.O.
It was super beneficial for my mental health as well as my students mental health.C.R., Elementary Teacher
Learning to take time for myself and ways to incorporate mindfulness into my classroom.J.P.
Very useful, and not only because I was already interested in the subject.J.M., Social Studies Teacher
I can see mysefl incorporating Mindfulness into my classes year after year and even introducing it to my fellow teachers.E.B., Elementary Teacher
I foresee a major shift in mindful practices within my classroom.D.H., Elementary Teacher
I already have lesson plans in place thanks to the assignments of this course. So I am ready to go from day 1 of the school year. I will incorporate daily mindfulness into my classroom.A.S., 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
This was a great course because I'm able to take away things that I can apply to my professional and personal life.K.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