Mindfulness in Education

Focus on: Ages 4 - 11
Course Number: TEWS712N

Mindfulness is a particular way of paying attention to internal thoughts, sensations, emotions and external stimuli with kindness. Practicing Mindfulness in educational settings promotes self-regulation and metacognition, while enhancing attention and decreasing stress.  In this workshop, you will learn activities to use in your classroom to support classroom instruction, community building, and social-emotional learning. We will also explore the history of Mindfulness, current Mindfulness research, and the impact it has on our minds and bodies. For teachers, administrators, parents, caregivers, child life specialists and museum educators.

August 5
Tuesday, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
.5 CEU $275 (not offered for credit)
Materials fee $30
Registration Deadline: 7/29/2014