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7 Ways to Teach Mindfulness
The Buddha: Mindfulness Teacher’s Guide
This document provides a definition of mindfulness, an overview of the scientific rationale for offering mindfulness to children and adolescents, a review of the professional and personal benefits of practicing mindfulness, suggestions for developing a personalized mindfulness practice, and two examples of activities teachers can use in their own classroom.
Calming The Teenage Mind
This detailed article has many different scholarly viewpoints and statistics on how mindfulness teaching has benefited teens, and includes links to literary resources for educators and parents. This article also includes a few videos on mindfulness curriculum implemented in the classroom.
Child Mind Institute
This website provides examples of mindfulness creating a positive influence in the classroom and children’s attention capacity, and how educators can use the tips on the website for their own curriculum. There are also a few links located on the article to further educate the reader on Mindfulness.
When Mindfulness Meets The Classroom
A detailed article that describes real examples of how mindfulness has improved students ability to focus and concentrate in class. This article can educate teachers who may be skeptical on how mindfulness can improve students learning capabilities.
Mindfulness in The Classroom: A How-To Guide
Mindfulness activities and teaching resources such as lesson plans, links to scholarly articles, and advice for teachers who are unsure about implementing mindfulness curriculum.
Vanderbilt University: Center for Teaching
This site has a detailed list of activities educators can implement in the classroom to promote mindfulness curriculum. There are also various links and resources to scholarly articles available on this site.