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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I really enjoyed learning new practices and resources to practice mindfulness for myself and to implement in my classroom.K.K., Elementary Teacher
Well paced, applicable to all teachers and students. Knowledgeable instructor.N.C., World Languages Teacher
Learning mindfulness and developing my own mindful practice will be a great help to my students and myself.M.B., Elementary Teacher
I really enjoyed that we got a chance to practice mindfulness ourselves.A.B., Language Arts Teacher
I really liked how this course opened my eyes to the idea of Mindfulness and I will be incorporating this into my classroom as well as in my daily life.J.R.
This class surprised me in the depth and usefulness it has both in and outside the classroom.B.G., Math Teacher
I enjoyed learning more about mindfulness and would really like to implement some mindfulness into my second grade classroom this school year and years to come!P.H., 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
Content was helpful and enlighteningL.R., Elementary Teacher
I thought this was a great course on mindfulness. I learned a lot about mindfulness and resources that are available. I learned about the benefits of mindfulness for my students and myself. I am excited to integrate what I have learned into my classes this upcoming school year.C.M.
I felt that this course really helped me get a better understanding of the significance of using mindfulness in the classroom. The research and articles we read helped solidify my buy-in to using it in my classroom regularly.M.H., Elementary Teacher
I loved this class. It was very helpful and I will be implementing many of the things I learned from this course into my everyday life.K.G.
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 think this course is very much needed for teachers and their students! Being mindful can help in so many situations of every day life and school life!L.H., Elementary Teacher
This was an excellent course; extremely valuable. If only all teachers/administrators would enroll, our schools would be different environments.C.O.