Making School Mindful: The Benefits of Meditation for Children
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Just This | How Schools are Using Meditation
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Some schools are replacing detention with meditation
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Baltimore students get meditation, not detention
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This School Sends Kids to Meditation Instead of Detention And the Results Are INCREDIBLE!
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School replaces detention with meditation
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What happens when you bring meditation to public schools
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Some schools incorporate other strategies as well, such as regular yoga classes and other stress reduction curriculum. Why Mindfulness Works A 2010 study published in the Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology found that mindfulness-based approaches reduce problematic responses to stress. But students in some Baltimore schools are sent somewhere different when they are acting out: a designated meditation room where they can.
Why some schools are making time for meditation by Jessica Glass Kendorski, PhD, NCSP, BCBA-D, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Posted: August 12, 2015 Editor’s note: This is part of an occasional series on healthy schools. Why Schools should replace detention with Mindful Meditation If you’ve ever attended a public school, you are no doubt familiar with detention. It’s been the go-to punishment for misbehaving students practically for as long as there have been schools in the United States, but it often doesn’t work as well as adults have been led to believe. Mindfulness in Schools: When Meditation Replaces Detention Why breathing and movement exercises – and quiet time – belong in the classroom. By Angela Haupt Staff Writer Dec.
8, 2016, at 11:28 a.m. Why Some Schools Are Trading Punishment for Meditation. Reasons Why It Is Important to Set Limits With Kids. By Amy Morin, LCSW The Evolving Debate of Corporal Punishment for Children. By Carrie Craft How to Discipline a Child for Spitting.
By Amy Morin, LCSW View More. The Criticism of Meditation in Schools. Some worry that bringing meditation to schools acts as a gateway to Buddhism, in what is supposed to be a secular environment. Others, such as David Forbes, a professor in the School Counseling program at CUNY, argue meditation programs target schools with students of color.
Actually, we can. A fair amount of schools across the world have begun providing short-term meditation periods to children who misbehave instead of sending them to detention. As detention is a form of punishment and the same children tend to repeatedly end up in detention, schools have long been searching for a way to break this pattern. The “Core Practice” of “deep belly breathing and attentive listening,” i.e. mindfulness meditation, is to be led by classroom teachers three-times a day during every school day. One school district in California expanded its school day by half an hour in some of its “high-risk” schools, to build meditation into the day.
And with good results: The schools have reported.
List of related literature:
|from Journey To The Future: A Better World Is Possible|
|from Mindfulness in the Classroom: Strategies for Promoting Concentration, Compassion, and Calm|
|from Happy Go Money: Spend Smart, Save Right and Enjoy Life|
|from The Mindfulness Revolution: Leading Psychologists, Scientists, Artists, and Meditatiion Teachers on the Powe r of Mindfulness in Daily Life|
|from Meditation and Its Practice|
|from History of Education in India|
|from Zen Buddhism: India and China|
|from Nurturing Child and Adolescent Spirituality: Perspectives from the World’s Religious Traditions|
|from The Deeper Dimension of Yoga: Theory and Practice|
|from The Kingdom of the Cults|