Mindfulness: Using With Students

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Mindfulness: Using With Students
* page numbers go with the book 


1) Make eye contact with each person when they come into the room.......

2) Mindful Activities/Meditations

Lotus Flower Meditation: 
Videos:

Drawing the Mind: (page 93)

Mindful Walking: (pages 117 - 122)
Articles:


Mindful Eating (page 97)
Articles: 
Script for Mindful Eating
or
Video: 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XSpMGTzZwsU

Noticing Thoughts: (page 106)

Noticing Gaps in our Thoughts: (page 107)

Mindful Seeing: (page 64)

Mindful Breathing: (page 45)

Body Scans: (not recommended for school)
Audio Podcasts:
“Body Scan – Shorter Version” (10:22) – Elisha Goldstein https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zsCVqFr6j1g

“(Full) Body Scan” (45:27) – Jon Kabat-Zinn (Note from Karen and Michelle: This formal meditation is longer than any others we have done or offered – 45 MINUTES! But it is the place where the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction – MBSR – class actually BEGINS (asking the students to engage in doing this formal body scan meditation every day for the first three weeks of the eight week class). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u4gZgnCy5ew



Guided Meditation Tools/Apps

Meditation for younger people
Bring It Down

On & Off

Rainbow Breath



Headspace: (App with 5 minute meditations)...this is what I started with
Mindfulness Interview Andy on Ellen: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oSRzEuiFvto
Late Night Meditation (with James Fallon and Andy Puddicombe) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kP_EY7pdTJY
Andy and Head Space (TED Talk) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qzR62JJCMBQ


Sound Cloud: This site has guided meditations with silence as a part of the experience. https://soundcloud.com/mindfulmagazine/guided-breathing-exercise 

Explore for younger grades: 
Well Beyond Meditation https://wellbeyond.com/kids


Mindfulness Timer 
Online Meditation Timer http://www.onlinemeditationtimer.com/

Explore:



Stop Breath and Think https://app.stopbreathethink.org/



I Can Be Free ??

FREE LIFETIME SUBSCRIPTION for classroom(s). https://www.calm.com/schools

Videos for Students:

Just Breathe" by Julie Bayer Salzman & Josh Salzman (Wavecrest Films) 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RVA2N6tX2cg&feature=youtu.be


.b Beditation (by Mindfulness in Schools Project) – 10:49


Mindfulness Meditation in Action for Teachers

Seven Ways Mindfulness Can Help Teachers

Mindful Teacher: Living, Learning, & Teaching with Mindful Awareness

When Teachers Take a Breath, Students Can Bloom

https://www.npr.org/sections/ed/2016/08/19/488866975/when-teachers-take-a-breath-students-can-bloom


Cultivating Mindfulness for Educators Using Resources From The New York Times

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/07/learning/lesson-plans/cultivating-mindfulness-for-educators-using-resources-from-the-new-york-times.html?_r=0


Susan Keiser Greenland Website resource

https://www.susankaisergreenland.com/listen-mindful-audio?utm_source=Inner+Kids+Master+List&utm_campaign=aaa537083f-AUTOMATION__1&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_4269579ecf-aaa537083f-101469921&ct=t()&mc_cid=aaa537083f&mc_eid=987009a178









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