Mindful Learning: Mindfulness-Based Techniques For Educators And Parents To Help Students
- Publish Date: 2015-03-31
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Dr. Craig Hassed;Dr. Richard Chambers
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The most complete and readable mindfulness primer for educators and anyone who works with high school kids and young adults.
Mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR), as pioneered by Jon Kabat-Zinn and others, is now being successfully applied in myriad areas of human activitymost recently, education. It's no surprise that psychologists and educators have found that mindfulness-based practices improve attention and performance and reduce stress in the classroom and in other school-based activities. This book is a thorough yet readable introduction to mindfulness and its applications and a primer for educators on how it can be used with students, with numerous practical exercises.
The authors cover such topics as
cultivating resilience and managing stress
communication and relationships
mindful use of technology
mindfulness for enhancing creativity
mindfulness and sports
teaching with attention
working with resistance
managing personal stress in the classroom
and much more