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Should Schools Teach Kids to Meditate?

Should Schools Teach Kids to Meditate? | Mindfullness in Education | Scoop.it
Meditation can help students be less stressed and more compassionate. But how many districts are ready to sign on?
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Cristina Fernandes's curator insight, February 17, 4:37 AM

Um novo sistema educativo urge!

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An Antidote for Mindlessness

An Antidote for Mindlessness | Mindfullness in Education | Scoop.it
Mindfulness is different from the hyperalert way you might feel after a great night’s sleep or a strong cup of coffee.
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Meditation transforms roughest San Francisco schools

Meditation transforms roughest San Francisco schools | Mindfullness in Education | Scoop.it
At first glance, Quiet Time - a stress reduction strategy used in several San Francisco middle and high schools, as well as in scattered schools around the Bay Area - looks like something out of the om-chanting 1960s.
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Got a Minute? Try Meditating!

Got a Minute? Try Meditating! | Mindfullness in Education | Scoop.it
We all know by now that meditating benefits us in all kinds of ways. But who has time to meditate?
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Carma Lisa Arrendell's curator insight, November 29, 2013 2:18 PM

Mediatation has been used since the beginning of time. Holidays can be overwhelming especially if you place to high of an expectation on yourself. Take the time to breathe, exhale and be in the moment. It is a great way to recharge.

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Mindfulness: Getting Its Share of Attention

Mindfulness: Getting Its Share of Attention | Mindfullness in Education | Scoop.it
A term for mental training reaches the height of trendiness, and like yoga before it, may be leaving its mark.
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Why Teaching Mindfulness Benefits Students’ Learning

Why Teaching Mindfulness Benefits Students’ Learning | Mindfullness in Education | Scoop.it
Mindfulness has the potential to be a very useful component because of its effectiveness in reducing emotional distress and promoting emotional balance, improving attention, and contributing to motivated learning.
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Ulla-Karin Lundgren's curator insight, October 27, 2013 1:29 PM

Intressant och viktigt!

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How mindfulness can help school children | BPS

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Fifth Graders ‘Learn to Breathe,’ Cut Down the Stress at Plymouth Meeting Friends

The students take in some 'mindfulness research,' and meditation.
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Diane Therrien's curator insight, July 11, 2013 4:33 AM

We all need it ...a few of us are teaching mindfulness to children who in turn will teach it to the world :-)

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California judge allows yoga in public schools

California judge allows yoga in public schools | Mindfullness in Education | Scoop.it
Religious references removed from school teachings
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How to teach ... mindfulness

How to teach ... mindfulness | Mindfullness in Education | Scoop.it
The Guardian Teacher Network has resources to help introduce the concept of mindfulness to pupils, to help them be calm, focused and creative
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Yoga: improving the minds and bodies of students

Yoga: improving the minds and bodies of students | Mindfullness in Education | Scoop.it
Students at Westview Community School are opening their minds and bodies to a new experience through yoga. The school has started a yoga program for students to help with both their mental and physical health.
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Bringing Mindfulness for Teens Into the Wilderness

Bringing Mindfulness for Teens Into the Wilderness | Mindfullness in Education | Scoop.it
I had spent many weeks in the backcountry before, but never right after a meditation retreat. Never with a mind quiet enough to take in all the natural world had to offer.
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Diane Therrien's curator insight, May 8, 2013 6:31 PM

With the time we spend now with these electronic gadgets, we should all take nature walks with no phones, no Ipads or what ever social media gadgets,  three times a week for at least one hour at a time. This should be a must for all of us who are being disconnected with the nature. It is even more important for all children as a balanced way of life.

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Parents Up In Arms Over School District's 'Eastern' Mindfulness Program

Parents Up In Arms Over School District's 'Eastern' Mindfulness Program | Mindfullness in Education | Scoop.it
Recent research may tout the benefits of mindfulness programs in schools -- including improved test scores and decreased stress -- but some parents aren't convinced.
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Mindfulness Meditation May Improve Decision Making - Association for Psychological Science

Mindfulness Meditation May Improve Decision Making - Association for Psychological Science | Mindfullness in Education | Scoop.it
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How Schools Can Benefit From Embracing Meditation

How Schools Can Benefit From Embracing Meditation | Mindfullness in Education | Scoop.it
Teaching students to meditate can help them be less stressed and more compassionate. But how many districts are ready to sign on?
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Restorative Classroom Practices's curator insight, January 27, 8:20 AM

Meditation gaining momentum in schools

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Mindfulness: 6 Steps to Better Memory, Verbal Reasoning and Improved Concentration

Mindfulness: 6 Steps to Better Memory, Verbal Reasoning and Improved Concentration | Mindfullness in Education | Scoop.it
Mindfulness is an effective antidote to mind-wandering.
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Mindfulness Could Make You Less Swayed By Immediate Rewards

Mindfulness Could Make You Less Swayed By Immediate Rewards | Mindfullness in Education | Scoop.it
Mindfulness could help you to be less swayed by immediate rewards, a new study suggests.
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Mindfulness | Park Street Elementary

Mindfulness | Park Street Elementary | Mindfullness in Education | Scoop.it
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How Yoga Could Help Keep Kids In School

How Yoga Could Help Keep Kids In School | Mindfullness in Education | Scoop.it
Getting mindfulness practices like yoga and meditation into schools could save lives. And a few trillion dollars.
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Diane Therrien's curator insight, September 14, 2013 8:00 PM

Grouding the mind in the present moment with yoga...:-)

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Mindfulness for Children & Teenagers

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Mindfulness In Schools - For the flourishing of young minds

Mindfulness In Schools - For the flourishing of young minds | Mindfullness in Education | Scoop.it
Mindfulness in Schools Project (MiSP) is a non-profit organisation teaching secular mindfulness to pupils, teachers and parents using the .b (dot-be) courses, which are educational resources to enable the teaching of mindfulness in schools.
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Students using meditation to fight stress

Students using meditation to fight stress | Mindfullness in Education | Scoop.it
GEELONG schools are turning to wellbeing programs and meditation to help students stay calm, happy and focused in the face of growing social media and academic pressures.
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Teaching Mindfulness in Schools | Inner Explorer

Teaching mindfulness in schools is our passion. Click to learn how Inner Explorer can bring mindfulness education to your school.
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New to Central Bucks High curriculum: Mindfulness training

New to Central Bucks High curriculum: Mindfulness training | Mindfullness in Education | Scoop.it
The "train wreck" moment during a test comes when student Frans Nicholas can't organize his thoughts, doubts what he knows he studied.
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The Secret To Doing Better In School: Meditation

The Secret To Doing Better In School: Meditation | Mindfullness in Education | Scoop.it
Want to do well on that upcoming test? Consider a little meditation, a new study in the journal Mindfulness suggests.
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Diane Therrien's curator insight, April 25, 2013 6:53 AM

We'll get there in the end! :-)

I am happy when I read articles like this one.