Mindfulness



We've created a mindfulness resource page that will be continually updated with current research, resources and information to support your personal and professional practices. 


Schoology Course to implement the Mindfulness in the Classroom Resource for Clock Hours is up and running!  Access code: TDKX8-WD9F7


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ahbj6lO-lI8







Tips to implement mindfulness in classrooms or school wide, from schools: coming soon!


Resources





Free Resources

& Activities



Calming/Relaxing/Focusing
Gratitude 

Growth Mindset/Perseverance and Resiliency



Empathy and Compasson








Books 
Books
  • Sitting Still Like a Frog by Eline Snel (Includes a 60-minute audio CD of guided exercises read by Myla Kabat-Zinn)
  • Mindfulness for Teachers by Patricia A. Jennings
  • Handful of Quiet by Thich Nhat Hanh
  • The Stress Reduction Workbook for Teens by Gina M. Biegel
  • A Still Quiet Place for Teens by Amy Saltzman
  • What Does it Mean to be Present? By Rana DiOrio
  • Mindfulness Skills for Kids & Teens by Debra Burdick
  • Stop Stress This MInute by WELOCA
  • Search Inside Yourself: The Unexpected Path to Achieving Success, Happiness (and World Peace) by Chade-Meng Tan
  • Guided imagery for Healing Children and Teens by Ellen Curran
  • Your Fantastic Elastic Brain



Curriculum    








Research, Data & Evaluations




 Social Emotional Learning and Academics

Stress



Evaluations: Possible surveys to use with staff, at schools, etc. 



Apps
  • DeStressify App (FREE to Jeffco Employees)
  • Breathe App: Guided Meditations (Use personally or with students.)
  • Calm App: Guided mindfulness meditations ---FREE for Teachers!
    • https://www.calm.com/schools 




Professional Learning





Finding Your Happy Place: Mindfulness 101

Creating Your Happy Place: Mindfulness 201

Maintaining Your Happy Place: Mindfulness 301

EAP Monthly Mindfulness Group

Jeffco Mindfulness in the Classroom Schoology Course access code: TDKX8-WD9F7




Mindfulness Books (Check your local library.)
  • Sitting Still Like a Frog by Eline Snel (Includes a 60-minute audio CD of guided exercises read by Myla Kabat-Zinn)

  • Mindfulness for Teachers by Patricia A. Jennings

  • Handful of Quiet by Thich Nhat Hanh

  • The Stress Reduction Workbook for Teens by Gina M. Biegel

  • A Still Quiet Place for Teens by Amy Saltzman

  • What Does it Mean to be Present? By Rana DiOrio

  • Mindfulness Skills for Kids & Teens by Debra Burdick

  • Stop Stress This MInute by WELOCA

  • Search Inside Yourself: The Unexpected Path to Achieving Success, Happiness (and World Peace) by Chade-Meng Tan

  • Guided imagery for Healing Children and Teens by Ellen Curran

  • Your Fantastic Elastic Brain





Perceived Stress Scale (10 question) and scoring

http://das.nh.gov/wellness/Docs%5CPercieved%20Stress%20Scale.pdf


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