pMindfulness is an effective, low-cost way for educators to help students improve their social and emotional wellness as they learn and grow. The authors share practical tools that align to the five key categories of mindfulness benefitsmdash;stress reduction, attention, emotional control, positive self-concept, and positive interactionsmdash;and offer a step-by-step process for establishing a formal school or classroom mindfulness program./pnpBenefits:/pnulnliRecognize what mindfulness is and is not, in order to use mindfulness practices in the classroom, so that students know how to cope with their emotions./linliConsider research that presents the benefits of mindfulness practices, to help students focus their brains for extended periods of time and increase their emotional intelligence./linliGet student-friendly definitions of mindfulness terms, to make students more mindful of their emotions and ultimately foster better classroom cultures and higher student achievement./linliAnswer chapter-ending comprehension questions and compare your answers to those provided in an appendix, to examine your understanding of mindfulness./lin/ulnpContents/pnpChapter 1: Research and Theory/pnpChapter 2: Stress Reduction/pnpChapter 3: Attention/pnpChapter 4: Emotional Control/pnpChapter 5: Positive Self-Concept/pnpChapter 6: Positive Interactions/pnpChapter 7: Steps for Implementing Mindfulness in Your Classroom or School/pnpEpilogue/pnpAppendix A: Answers to Comprehension Questions/pnpAppendix B: Noteworthy Books, Programs, and Resources/pnpReferences and Resources/p
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