Tag: brain

An Explanation of Mindfulness to Help with this Stressful Time

Each day during the week, I will be posting mindfulness activities for my students. We typically start each class period with a mindful minute. When I am not there, they have asked the substitutes if they can still do them. When I mentioned to… Continue Reading “An Explanation of Mindfulness to Help with this Stressful Time”

Mindfulness in the Classroom – The Importance of Science Based Research

Mindfulness, in my opinion, is one of the most effective things I have added to my classroom.  After teaching for more than 20 years, I have been to countless PD workshops on many topics, but nothing has done more for my students than this.… Continue Reading “Mindfulness in the Classroom – The Importance of Science Based Research”

Past, Present, and Future Thoughts

For my middle school students, getting them to be “mindful” about how mindful they are is a bit of a challenge.  Since I have started using mindfulness in my classroom, I have worked hard to get them to see how their brains work and… Continue Reading “Past, Present, and Future Thoughts”

Mindful Minute

When I decided to start the journey of mindfulness with my students, I knew that I needed to do more than tell them about it.  I knew that it was going to be important to incorporate it into our every day.  Since I teach… Continue Reading “Mindful Minute”