Mindfulness Classroom Activities

Mindfulness, or the state of being aware of your present feelings and emotions to focus on thoughts, has become a powerful educational buzzword of late. Bringing about mindfulness has a unique on a student’s health and well-being, so it’s no wonder that educators are eager to employ it within their classrooms.

With the mindfulness-in-education movement simmering at the moment, today on TeachHUB.com, frequent contributing writer Janelle Cox, herself a veteran elementary school teacher based on the East Coast, looks at some classroom activities centering around mindfulness. Janelle’s ways to inject mindfulness into your curriculum include:

  • Mind yeti
  • Mindful instruction
  • Headspace
  • And more!

Janelle sums up her article like this: “Science has shown that taking a few minutes a day to mediate can have a profound effect on your mental health and overall well-being. It is a great tool to teach students now when they are young, because it is something that they can take with them and use forever.”

Do you use mindfulness in your classroom? What are your thoughts about it? Please share your comments, we would love to heat what you have to say.

50 Ways to Use Twitter in the Classroom

In this day and age, it’s imperative that teachers use every tool at their disposal to educate their classes. And Twitter is the perfect technology in the classroom tool for educators to keep their students engaged.

Some examples:

    Track a #hasthtag
    Live Tweet field trips
    Role play
    And more

Do you know how to use twitter in the classroom?

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