When Mindfulness Feels Like a Necessity
Summary: This article summarizes the process of incorporating mindfulness in your classroom. The article includes some tips for implementing mindfulness for the first time with your students.
Source: Aukeem Ballard, Edutopia, February 14, 2917
Mindfulness is something I incorporate into each of my classes once a week, and it only takes four to seven minutes. After reviewing the benefits of mindfulness practices—like reduced stress, boosted working memory, and lowered emotional reactivity—it was no longer a nice-to-have, but rather a necessity.