Mindfulness & Education: An Introduction
Focus on: Ages 4 - 11
Course Number: TEWS712N
Mindfulness is a particular way of paying attention to internal thoughts, sensations, emotions and external stimuli with kindness. Practicing Mindfulness in educational settings promotes self-regulation and metacognition, while enhancing attention and decreasing stress. In this workshop, you will learn activities to use in your classroom to support classroom instruction, community building, and social-emotional learning. We will also explore the history of Mindfulness, current Mindfulness research, and the impact it has on our minds and bodies. For teachers, administrators, parents, caregivers, child life specialists and museum educators.
Saturday, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
.6 CEU $275 (not offered for credit)
Materials fee $10
Registration Deadline: 11/14
"What a wonderful course for both teachers and for teacher to use with their students. These techniques can be used for a lifetime."
"There were many useful practical activities and tips can be used with children"
"Very useful and interesting class. This class leads to so many resources. I have a summer of reading ahead of me."