Mindfull activities are challenging to teach. It requires deep self examination, the ability to be ready for anything that arises in the classroom, and demeanor that’s calm right down to your toenails. I can offer coaching in mindfulness to teachers who are introducing these practices into their own classroom. This kind of
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Mindfullness or Attention to the Present puts light on the inner dialogue that may be limiting your willingness to try new things. When you refuse to identify with a label such as “clumsy” or “dumb in math” then there is courage and energy to try. Resilience suggests the ability to
A surly attitude may seem chronic with ADD students . Along with being utterly saturated with corrections when you tell them what to do it is a cognitively demanding task. First the student must stop their own head chatter and listen to you. Then they have to comprehend what you
I wanted to listen to Adashahti on Youtube for a little while this morning So I found Youtube on my husband I pad and it asked that I log in to my account I put in my E mail and password and then YouTube sent a verification message to my
Mirror Listening This particular exercise was suggested by Dr. Susan Stillman of Six Seconds. Its usefulness is apparent and the lesson is fairly easy to execute although it requires at least 30 minutes doing a complete round. The objective of the lesson is to have students observe the dynamics of
How “mindfulness” improves orientation The pause practice, the stop exercise or a moment of REST at the beginning of a task provides a way to settle the nervous system, sets up orientation to time, place and offers mental clarity before the anticipated activity. When a student has a chance to
Why is it so important? The life of a child depends so much on his social interactions at their school and relationships with their friends. Finding our place in the world, being accepted and learning to fulfill our potential talents requires that we feel safe enough to take risks. When a teacher creates
Service provides us with a special kind of freedom. We can detach from the consequences of an action, do our best, perform with attention and love and then release the action back to sumashti. Service requires the unfolding of intelligence, skill and fearlessness. It gives us an opportunity to try