Mindfulness in the Classroom

ISBN: 9781618217431

By: Patty O'Grady

Published: 06/01/2018

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From self-awareness to contemplation, this practical book inspires and helps educators to cultivate mindful habits in students. Each chapter offers concrete ways to embed 8 mindful practices in curriculum and lessons. Readers learn evidence-based strategies to teach mindful habits in an easy-to-implement way that activates holistic education in classrooms and schools. When educators teach the 8 mindful habits, they bring one of positive psychology’s most effective tools to education. Mindful practices are especially effective in classrooms because the brain’s learning systems are highly interconnected and mutually reciprocal. Consistent with the cognitive and affective neuroscience of learning, mindful education assures that learning is an integrated function of positive habit memory. Mindful practice binds physical, cognitive linguistic, emotional, social, and academic learning. Learning evolves as an organic process—it is not forced or imposed, but participatory and aroused—when it is mindful and thoughtful.



Format: Paperback

Length: 9 in
Width: 6 in
Weight: 0.00 oz
Page Count: 200 pages


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