Today’s article has been graciously shared by Cassandra Troughton, a teacher’s assistant working in a special education classroom in Canada. Hello, everybody! My name is Cassandra. I am an educational assistant for a special needs class at Edmonton Public Schools, and I am … [Read more...] about What is Heart Coherence? The Science Behind Mindfulness.
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Please welcome our guest writer today, Denise Shields, who is a preschool teacher from Virginia. When she had to close her preschool last year due to COVID restrictions, Denise brought her preschool program online to offer a virtual experience to young children. Today, she shares … [Read more...] about Mindfulness in Preschool: Tips for Teaching Yoga to Children Virtually
We are excited to introduce Angie, a first-grade teacher, to share Black History, Culture, and Heritage affirmations that her students came up with to honor Black History Month here in the United States for the month of February. She also shares a list of books to honor the … [Read more...] about Mindfulness and Black History Month: Books and Affirmations for Your Classroom
What does silence mean to you? I asked my daughter this question last night after reading The Sound of Silence by Katrina Goldsaito and Julia Kuo. The soothing children’s book story follows a boy who discovers the Japanese concept of ma, which is the silence between sounds. My … [Read more...] about What is “Mindfulness”? And How We Teach Kids to be Mindful.
Have you been wanting to integrate mindfulness into your curriculum, but just don’t know how or don’t have time? Today, I would love to share with you ten mindfulness books for kids that encourage readers to think about why it’s important to live in the present moment and how … [Read more...] about 10 Mindfulness Books for Kids to Easily Add to Your Curriculum
As the school year gets underway, we continue to hear from our community that children’s social-emotional well-being is everyone’s TOP concern. To get you started, we would love to share some super-powerful and simple tips to help everyone out this school year. … [Read more...] about 5 Mindfulness Tips to Support Kids’ Well-Being
Today’s story has been graciously written by Cassandra Troughton, a teacher’s assistant working in a special education classroom in Canada. Mindfulness came into my life as I was deep into my own self-education. I began practicing mindfulness, along with the techniques and … [Read more...] about Mindfulness Club: The story of how a teacher took her mindfulness club online
Family, friends, food, and fun! Are you ready for the holiday season? The holiday season is a time to connect and have fun with your loved ones, but it can also be a frantic frenzy. With all the planning, preparations, and visiting, there usually isn’t a lot of time to stop and … [Read more...] about How to Stay Calm during the Holidays