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Mindful Education

Glad It Was a Bell and Not a Bomb

Eden Kozlowski | Posted 06.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Eden Kozlowski

My call to you, please think about encouraging mindfulness or simple techniques of awareness in your town, in your schools, in your community.

An Introduction to Mindfulness for Teachers and Their Students

Susan Kaiser Greenland | Posted 07.30.2012 | Education
Susan Kaiser Greenland

The secular mindfulness approach we teach is not a narrow one that offers techniques for every "difficult" situation, but rather a process-oriented approach through which educators learn a way of being with youth that strengthens and supports how they communicate and teach.

The Tao of Dr. Seuss for Parents, Educators and Even Politicians

Susan Kaiser Greenland | Posted 05.01.2012 | Education
Susan Kaiser Greenland

Dr. Seuss has demonstrated time and time again that, when it comes to teaching abstract concepts to children, it's OK to set the bar high. Tomorrow marks his 108th birthday and his books have informed my work in ways that I doubt he could have imagined.

The Role of Mindfulness in Education

Susan Kaiser Greenland | Posted 03.25.2012 | San Francisco
Susan Kaiser Greenland

But when it comes to secular mindfulness there is one teacher who has influenced absolutely everyone: Jon Kabat-Zinn. Now Jon is bringing his considerable experience to bear on the role of mindfulness in education.

Ready for School? Executive Function = Success

Susan Kaiser Greenland | Posted 10.31.2011 | Parents
Susan Kaiser Greenland

The term "Executive Function" may sound more relevant to business school than elementary school, yet it's crucial to your child's social and emotional development.

Making Happiness a Habit Through Mindfulness

Susan Kaiser Greenland | Posted 10.12.2011 | Parents
Susan Kaiser Greenland

What if happiness was a habit that we could teach children? We can. Qualities that lead away from happiness and qualities that lead toward happiness are all rooted in habits developed in the past.