Creating Compassion in the Classroom: La Joya ISD Success Story
In addition to reducing stress, Inner Explorer supports teachers as they practice daily alongside their students with an easy, open-and-go format to foster compassionate and equitable learning environments.
NORTH FULTON, Ga. — Principals and teachers at Northwood Elementary, Webb Bridge Middle School and Johns Creek High School have rolled out a new program to teach students mindfulness. Mindfulness is the practice of paying attention to the present moment.
Effort Launched To Ease Austin Kids' Back-To-School Stress
AUSTIN, TEXAS — A new initiative dubbed "Life's Good: Experience Happiness" is equipping 4,000 students in the Austin Independent School District with the skills needed to reduce high stress and anxiety.
From the creators of the hugely successful Master of Mindfulness, this charming children’s book for readers ages 4 to 7 tells the story of Nessa and Leo’s friendship, and how mindfulness helps them deal with strong emotions such as fear, shyness, and anger.
Junior high in Sandy experimenting with mindfulness in class
A middle school in Sandy is trying something new to combat anxiety, depression and behavioral problems and it’s probably not something you would expect to see at a junior high. In short, the district is trying some quiet.
Collaborative for academic, social, and emotional learning
Congratulations! We are pleased to inform you that Inner Explorer will be included in an upcoming version of the CASEL Guide to Effective Social and Emotional Learning Programs. After review of the evaluations and program materials that were submitted.
“Mindfulness practices help the bully, victim, and any witnesses involved develop a deeper awareness of themselves, resilience, compassion, and a greater ability to regulate their emotional responses,” Houlihan says in a recent column from the University of Massachusetts at Boston.
If you ask my son about his favorite activities, he'll chatter about LEGOs, sports, reading and video games. What doesn't make the list? Sitting calmly without a book or device in hand. So I was skeptical that Marshall, 7, would respond positively to the idea.
How to introduce mindfulness to kids: 3 fun exercises
Why mindfulness matters for kids. Mindfulness is the practice of paying attention to what’s going on inside you ― your body and your feelings ― and around you. Over time, the practice can help you regulate your emotions and respond to the world in healthier ways.
The key challenge was sustaining a daily practice, and that became her focus
This is a powerful show with Dr. Laura Bakosh, Ph.D. (find her on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, or email!), on the infinite possibilities that are right here in front of us if we will only go within and find the peace of stillness.
Calm and clear: What mindfulness can do for your kids
At age 9, Zoe Jones is a mindfulness veteran. For years, she has attended a Los Angeles charter school that sets aside time every morning for students to practice various mindfulness techniques, including slowing their breathing and relaxing their muscles.