Mindfulness In The Classroom: Strategies For Promoting Concencentration, Compassion, and Calm
Social Emotional Learning and Well-Being
In today’s schools, students and teachers feel unprecedented--even alarming--levels of stress. How can we create calmer classrooms in which students concentrate better and feel more positive about themselves and others? Author Thomas Armstrong offers a compelling answer in the form of mindfulness, a secular practice he defines as the intentional focus of one’s attention on the present moment in a nonjudgmental way.