The Mindful Education Workbook

Lessons for Teaching Mindfulness to Students

Daniel Rechtschaffen (Author)

Overview | Contents

A structured curriculum of classroom-ready lessons, practices, and worksheets for actualizing a powerful new educational paradigm: student mindfulness.

This workbook offers a step-by-step curriculum of classroom-ready mindfulness lessons for personal and professional development. It’s a trove of fun, easy activities specially designed to help educators engage K-12 students and cultivate mindful attributes like attention, compassion, and well-being. Rich with simple and effective tips, techniques, worksheets, and guided exercises developed through extensive on-the-ground experience with real students and teachers, The Mindful Education Workbook empowers readers with all the tools they need to integrate mindful education in the school day.

Book Details

  • Paperback
  • August 2016
  • ISBN 978-0-393-71046-5
  • 8 × 9.9 in / 288 pages
  • Sales Territory: Worldwide

Endorsements & Reviews

“[P]rovides plenty of interactive lessons, worksheets, dialogue and journaling prompts, and more which help readers approach mindfulness practice and dissemination easily. . . . Recommended.” — American Reference Books Annual

“Chapters come with worksheets, provide guided exercises, and provide mental literacy lessons, mindful teaching tools, and examinations meant to help educators address underlying assumptions in the teaching process. The result is highly recommended for teachers and education collections seeking to incorporate mindful practices into existing curriculum.” — The Midwest Book Review's "Education Shelf"

“[F]illed with useful insights for the educator, [this book] takes the reader from an introduction to mindfulness through a practical application that can be used in the classroom. . . . [A] powerful tool for improving student success at all levels, regardless of a student’s background. I recommend it to anyone wishing to expand their strategies for teaching mindfulness, and for those seeking to discover the joy of incorporating mindfulness into daily life.” — The Milton H. Erickson Foundation Newsletter

“School social workers can easily adapt these practices for their own use. . . . [M]any of the activities contained in the literacy chapters could easily be adapted to school-based individual and group counseling practiced by school social workers.” — School Social Work Journal

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