What Does “Mindfulness” Have To Do With Education?

One of the buzzwords sprinkled throughout curriculum guides and course descriptions for children of all ages is mindfulness.

Mindfulness is a foundational component of Social Emotional Learning (SEL) and has not attracted the public scrutiny it deserves. Therefore, parents are largely in the dark as to what it is.

Mindfulness is one of many SEL [Read More]

2024-06-03T21:39:31-05:00March 2, 2023|CPL Article, curriculum, SEL|

The Mindfulness and Social Emotional Learning Connection (Transformative Mindfulness Education)

October 30, 2022

By Luke Oakes (Milaca, MN)

My 8th grader came home from the Milaca Public Schools in Minnesota and told me that in his English class, the new student counselor was given the entire hour to teach the class about “MINDFULNESS” that is part of the new Social Emotional Learning (SEL) curriculum. This counselor is scheduled to continue teaching this [Read More]

2024-06-04T11:52:16-05:00October 31, 2022|CPL Article, curriculum, education, SEL|
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