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.

August 2
Tuesday, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
.6 CEU $275 (not offered for credit)
Materials fee $10
Registration Deadline: 7/26

Testimonials

"I left with many great ideas to try out in my own practice and in my classroom."
     — Nikki, Teacher, 9 years in the field

"What a wonderful class that helped me deepen my understanding of mindfulness! I learned so many new mindfulness practices that I can't wait to use in my classroom."
     — Mary Kate, Teacher, 7 years in the field

"This was incredibly useful and powerful. I learned strategies to incorporate mindfulness throughout the day with my students, myself, and my family- especially my 3 year old daughter."
     — Teacher, 9 years in the field