Category Archives: Cognitive Dissonance

Interaction of the Mindfulness Muscle

The practice of mindfulness (purposeful, non-judgmental attention, and detached awareness) can contribute to creating and establishing a positive classroom atmosphere that supports educational value, viable interactions, challenging learning, open creativity, and regular effort, all the while transferring passion. According to the Danielson Framework – Domain … Continue reading

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Preparing the soil for mindful teaching…

Before I begin to explore and explain the benefits, difficulties, and uses of mindfulness and awareness such as the P.A.U.S.E. technique in education, I feel I need to communicate my perspective, and general philosophy (prepare the soil). Let’s begin with … Continue reading

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