Browsing All Posts filed under »Mindfulness«

Student Voices: Calm-Now Chloe

October 29, 2017

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Now that I’ve been collecting data on mindfulness in the ELA classroom for a couple of years, I want to begin to bring in some of the voices of my students. (All students whose work appears on my blog have given me permission to share their work, as have their parents.) Today, I introduce you […]

After the Mindfulness Workshop: Some Resources to Share

August 14, 2017

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I recently gave a workshop on Mindfulness in the Classroom. I’m writing this blog to share resources with the workshop participants–and anyone else who is interested in mindfulness practices. First of all, I want to thank Inside Out Literary Arts Project, especially Suma, Kristine, Alise, and Lia for inviting me to share my work on […]

Kitchen Witchery

March 18, 2017

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I am remembering who I am, where I come from, what I love, and what makes life worth living.

Book Review of The Mindful Teen by Dzung X. Vo, MD

January 31, 2017

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Mindfulness practices help my students cultivate self-awareness, self-compassion, & self-control, which in turn help them be more successful academically and socially, so that we may truly be a caring circle of friends.

Mindfulness in Context: English Language Arts

January 29, 2017

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The core practice is simply focused deep breathing.

Calm Down & Learn Better: Mindfulness Practices in the ELA classroom

October 8, 2016

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We’re a caring circle of friends, and this is one way we can care for ourselves and others

Mindful Medicine

September 24, 2016

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I reflect on the possibility that by using mindfulness practices, my students might change their minds and change their lives--and that more doctors might save more lives.