Teaching Meditation in Schools

There’s a growing body of research that shows meditation working for students. This article from Edutopia talks about the specific ways in which a meditation practice can help students manage stress.

We’ve recently started doing it in our Health classes, and I’m excited to see how it goes. Middle School is a stressful time, and taking the time out to think can encourage self-awareness, calm, and hopefully… some perspective.

For some of the recent studies check out this infographic from Edutopia

For further resources, go to The David Lynch Foundation 

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Stressbusters Video Project

Hey 6th graders! Hope you’re excited about making your stress buster videos. Project Sheet: Stressbuster Video Instructions Rubric: Stress Busters Video Rubric If you need some inspiration,