Fostering Mindfulness is an essential guide to mindfulness activities and strategies that support the needs of today’s students. This timely book shows you how to help students cultivate the skills they need for self-regulation, stress management and learning. Simple activities and practices throughout the book are designed to strengthen areas of the brain that allow students to better manage their own attention, emotions and behaviour in the classroom and beyond. Child-friendly language is used to explain mindfulness, physiology and brain science.
This practical book shows you how to incorporate mindfulness in your classroom practice in just minutes a day, and includes definitions, teaching tips and activities for:
This comprehensive resource offers step-by-step instructions, scripts, activity sheets, ready-to-use templates and scientific insights. Based on extensive classroom experience, this highly readable book includes stories from teachers who successfully incorporate mindfulness in their classroom practice. Ideal for new and experienced teachers, Fostering Mindfulness is committed to building skills that nurture attention, cognitive and emotional development, and overall well-being.