Tag: mindfulness in school

The Good

I am one of the lucky ones. I am a mom and a teacher. I get to work from home and be with my children. I know that right now it is hard for some people to find the good in what is happening,… Continue Reading “The Good”

Mindfulness Resources for Teachers and Students While Teaching from Home

If you are a teacher, you may be spending your weekend making a plan for the lessons that you may share with your students virtually. In my state, we have not officially closed schools yet, but we are being told to at least plan… Continue Reading “Mindfulness Resources for Teachers and Students While Teaching from Home”

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”

Four Square Breathing

In my research of mindfulness, it has been amazing to me to read about all of the different types of breathing that can help with anxiety.  As someone who can be pretty anxious myself, I have been trying some of these techniques and have… Continue Reading “Four Square Breathing”

Free Two Week Subscription to Calm

If you have been following my posts, you will know that I have recommended the app Calm a number of times. I love this app for my own personal use and also love to use it with my students.  There are tons of guided… Continue Reading “Free Two Week Subscription to Calm”

Mindful Conversations

I have been working this summer with some great people who are also using mindfulness in their classrooms. We have put together a great event for anyone who is interested in learning more about mindfulness. We are excited to announce the 2nd Mindfulness Conversations… 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”