Mindfulness in Schools: A Comprehensive, Ready-to-Teach Curriculum
Our lessons have been designed by educators, for educators and give teachers proven strategies.
- Practical lessons for teaching & incorporating mindfulness in the classroom
- Standards Aligned
- Evidence Based
- Professional Support and Teacher Training
Empowering Education offers teachers the support to deliver high quality SEL content to their students. It?s aligned to what we want students to achieve academically while easily supporting teachers in the social emotional growth of our students. When we say we want to educate for the ?Whole Child,? EE is where the rubber meets the road for our teachers and students.
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Try it now! Each lesson includes a Core Content Lesson, Academic Extensions, and a Teaching Companion Video that you can try in your classroom today.
Empowering Education has partnered with the?Center for Practice Engaged Education Research (C-PEER)??at the University of Colorado Denver for the 2016-2017 school year to obtain the highest standard of program evaluation available in the industry. We are dedicated to providing evidence-based programming and refining our curriculum in response to formative assessments along the way to provide your students with the best possible experience.
Our previous third-party evaluations reveal statistically?significant?increases on measures of?Persistence, Self-Control,?and?Social Competence.?Download the full research reports here for more information.
A COMPREHENSIVE MINDFULNESS IN THE CLASSROOM CURRICULUM
RESOURCES FOR TEACHING WITH MINDFULNESS
Trauma occurs when one’s active response to threat does not work. In simple terms – the most traumatic situation is one where all of our choice is taken from us and we cannot escape. Sadly, teachers and administrators with positive intentions regularly create these...
Students thrive on routine, especially students with trauma. While you may already have scheduled and predictable routines built into your school day, consider including or expanding the amount of ‘self-care rituals’ built into these routines. If students know that...
“To control the breathing is to control the mind. With different patterns of breathing, you can fall in love, you can hate someone, you can feel the whole spectrum of feelings just by changing your breathing.” - Marina Abramovic Our breath has been referred to by many...
As we increase awareness of our own internal and external states, we also become more aware of these cues in others. Students are constantly communicating with us, mostly without any words at all. By paying attention to student’s body language we can adjust our...
Consider how subtle physical cues, including your body language, breath rate, pace of speech, tone of voice, and facial expressions, create reciprocal responses in your students and classroom culture. Attempting to create order by yelling or using controlling and...
A large part of a well-developed mindfulness practice involves bringing awareness to your emotional state from moment-to-moment and how your emotions influence those around you. Parents of young infants will understand this intuitively – when you are angry or upset,...