Tag: middle school

My Mindful Mission- A School Year In Review

So, as all good intentions have it, I had planned to write about all that I was doing in my classroom with mindfulness.  As the year went on, I found myself feeling completely overwhelmed and preoccupied with all that I was trying to do.… Continue Reading “My Mindful Mission- A School Year In Review”

Mindful Conversations

Yesterday, I had the privilege to be a part of the 2nd Annual Mindful Conversations event at Niagara University.  It was an amazing event that brought educators from Pre-K through college and university level together to discuss how they are using mindfulness in the… Continue Reading “Mindful Conversations”

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 Monday: Body Scan

Today I taught my students how to do a body scan as a relaxation technique.  It is an excellent way to become aware of stress that you may not even realize that you have as well as a great way to relax.  Through a… Continue Reading “Mindful Monday: Body Scan”

Mindful Eating Activity for Kids

When I decided to add mindfulness to my classroom, I knew that it was not going to be something that all kids would immediately buy into.  My students are 11 and 12 years old.  Getting them to buy into bringing a pencil each day… Continue Reading “Mindful Eating Activity for Kids”

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”