Category Archives: Decision making

Skilled Mindfulness: How Do You Strengthen the Social Emotional Whole?

The time has come to teach mindfulness to students. Teaching mindfulness to students can improve social and emotional skills such as self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, relationship skills, and decision-making, which directly impacts classroom procedures and student behaviors. According to the … Continue reading

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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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Mindful planning and preparation

Some of the main areas of concerns regarding planning and preparation (Domain 1) as outlined by the Danielson Framework for Teaching consists of demonstrating knowledge of content and pedagogy, demonstrating knowledge of students, setting instructional outcomes, demonstrating knowledge of resources, … 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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