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– Recognize 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.
– Consider research that presents the benefits of mindfulness practices, to help students focus their brains for extended periods of time and increase their emotional intelligence.
– Get student-friendly definitions of mindfulness terms, to make students more mindful of their emotions and ultimately foster better classroom cultures and higher student achievement.
– Answer chapter-ending comprehension questions and compare your answers to those provided in an appendix, to examine your understanding of mindfulness.
Chapter 1: Research and Theory
Chapter 2: Stress Reduction
Chapter 3: Attention
Chapter 4: Emotional Control
Chapter 5: Positive Self-Concept
Chapter 6: Positive Interactions
Chapter 7: Steps for Implementing Mindfulness in Your Classroom or School
Appendix A: Answers to Comprehension Questions
Appendix B: Noteworthy Books, Programs, and Resources
References and Resources