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Teachers will learn: How mindfulness can benefit them and their classrooms, creating a community of care and respect How mindfulness helps students develop 21st century skills 24 ready-to-go lessons to implement right away

Mindfulness for Teachers
Chapter 3 Mindfulness for teachers

There’s a reason why mindfulness is both popular and powerful: it can effect profound life changes, both for you and your students. Positive practices in your own life will make a significant difference you’ll start to notice in little and big ways, and they will spill right over into the quality of your classroom experiences.

Recent research reveals our human brain is an organ that can reshape itself over the course of a full lifetime—not just during middle school, high school, and college years. That’s good news for each of us, as lifelong learners and creative explorers. This ability to change brain architecture and function is known as neuroplasticity, and it has profound implications on our ...

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