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Build compassionate classrooms and mindful schools that prioritize both learning and well-being. Based on the latest neuroscience research, this book provides mindfulness exercises as well as trauma-informed practices for creating positive learning environments.
Part I: The Urgency of Now
Chapter 1: The Need to Care
Chapter 2: The Journey—Healing Along the Way
Chapter 3: Our Brain and the Mind-Body Connection
Part II: Mindfulness Practices—Getting Practical
Chapter 4: A Deep Breath
Chapter 5: Move and Stretch—Yoga and Meditation Basics
Chapter 6: Mindful Sensation, Presence, and Emotion
Part III: Mindful and Compassionate Classrooms and School Communities
Chapter 7: Mindful Instruction—Paying Attention to Your Students
Chapter 8: Executive Functioning
Chapter 9: Mindful Leadership From Within—A New Mindset
THE EMOTION EXERCISES: SADNESS FOR ELEMENTARY STUDENTS
The following picture books can help you take the steps required for talking to students about emotions.
INFORMATION ABOUT BRAIN-BASED GAMES
You can read more about brain-based games with these sources.
INFORMATION ABOUT THE RIGHTS OF STUDENTS WHO ARE IMMIGRANTS
You can read more about the rights of students who are immigrants with these sources.
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