Mindfulness in the Classroom

How two minutes of mindfulness can calm a class and boost attainment

http://www.theguardian.com/teacher-network/teacher-blog/2014/jun/03/mindfulness-class-students-education#img-1“Buddhists have practiced mindfulness for more than 2,000 years, but the technique of focusing on the present moment has long been dismissed by scientists as new age mumbo jumbo. Now, though, the West is finally waking up to the benefits of Eastern meditation and schools are discovering a daily dose of silent reflection can not only calm a classroom but may improve academic performance.” Read more…

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