Cultivating Happiness, Resilience, and Well-Being Through Meditation, Mindfulness, and Movement: A Guide for Educators
Published by: Corwin
Sales Date: 2021-12-15
Published: December 2021
Page Count: 320 Pages
Dimensions: 8.50 x 11.00
320 Pages, 8.50 x 11.00 x 0.73 in
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As the pandemic recedes and the world gradually returns to "normal," it's more important than ever to make your classroom a place that supports mental health and improves overall wellness. In this book, you'll discover the why and the how of using techniques to reduce stres, improve executive function, and set the stage for increased memory and attention, better self-regulation, and improved cognition and academic learning.
With this practical, research-based guide, you'll incorporate age- and grade-appropriate meditation, breathing, mindfulness, and secular yoga activties into your teaching, In ways that work for in-person as well as virtual and hybrid settings. Features include:
Adaptions for special populations, includig those who have experienced trauma
Recommendations for family involvement in social emotional learning
Guidance on self-care for teachers and school staff
Data from successfully implemented programs
Dozens of illustrations, QR codes, and reflective questions
Mindfulness isn't just a buzzword, it's a time-tested, teacher-tested technique for reducing anxiety and improving your students' outcomes. Incorporate it into your classroom and see for yourself how much good a deep breatch can do.