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Mindful Learning

  • by 
  • Dr. Craig Hassed,
  • Dr. Richard Chambers

SKU# 9781611802429




Shambhala Publications | 03/31/2015
Pages: 256 | Size: 6 x 9
ISBN: 9781611802429


Mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR), as pioneered by Jon Kabat-Zinn and others, is now being successfully applied in myriad areas of human activity—and most recently, in education. It’s no surprise that psychologists and educators have found that mindfulness-based practices improve attention and performance and reduce stress in the classroom and in other school-based activities. This practical guide explains mindfulness and its applications and shows educators how it can be used with students.

Topics include

  • cultivating resilience and managing stress
  • emotional development
  • communication and relationships
  • mindful use of technology
  • mindfulness for enhancing creativity
  • mindfulness and sports
  • teaching with attention
  • working with resistance
  • managing personal stress in the classroom
  • and much more

This book is essential reading for teachers, counselors, parents of children high-school-age and above, and college and graduate students.

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