This article supports the idea that meditation and mindfulness can result in benefits for students and as a replacement for detention in helping students who are acting out self-regulate their emotions. This article also identifies some caveats for administrators considering implementing these programs.Source:
Amelia Harper, Education DIVE, September 11, 2018Description:
"As social-emotional learning continues to take its place in many schools, some administrators are exploring the benefit of mediation in calming students before the day begins in earnest. The approach seems to be especially helpful for students facing traumatic situations outside of school because the period of meditation helps them separate the home and school environment so that stress doesn't affect classroom behavior and learning to as great a degree."Read the full article here!