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Mindfulness for teachers : simple skills for peace and productivity in the classroom / Patricia A. Jennings, foreword by Daniel J. Siegel, MD.

By: Jennings, Patricia A.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Norton Series on the social neuroscience of education: ; Norton books in education: Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Company ; 2015Description: xxviii, 257 pages ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780393708073; 0393708071.Subject(s): Reflective teaching | Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy | Classroom management | Emotions in children | Stress management for children | Educational psychology | Educational changeDDC classification: 371.102 LOC classification: LB1025.3 | .J43 2015
Contents:
What is mindfulness? -- The emotional art of teaching -- Understanding your negative emotions -- The power of positivity -- The heart of teaching -- Orchestrating classroom dynamics -- Mindfulness and school transformation.
Summary: "Mindful awareness practices to help teachers recognize and regulate emotional reactivity in their classrooms. Teaching is one of the most rewarding professions, but also one of the most demanding. This book offers simple, ready-to-use, and evidence-proven mindfulness techniques to help educators manage the stresses of the classroom, cultivate an exceptional learning environment, and revitalize both their teaching and their students' knowledge acquisition. Drawing on basic and applied research in the fields of neuroscience, psychology, and education, as well as the author's extensive experience as a mindfulness practitioner, teacher, and scientist, it includes exercises in mindfulness, emotional awareness, movement, listening, and more, all with real-time classroom applications."--Publisher's description.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

What is mindfulness? -- The emotional art of teaching -- Understanding your negative emotions -- The power of positivity -- The heart of teaching -- Orchestrating classroom dynamics -- Mindfulness and school transformation.

"Mindful awareness practices to help teachers recognize and regulate emotional reactivity in their classrooms. Teaching is one of the most rewarding professions, but also one of the most demanding. This book offers simple, ready-to-use, and evidence-proven mindfulness techniques to help educators manage the stresses of the classroom, cultivate an exceptional learning environment, and revitalize both their teaching and their students' knowledge acquisition. Drawing on basic and applied research in the fields of neuroscience, psychology, and education, as well as the author's extensive experience as a mindfulness practitioner, teacher, and scientist, it includes exercises in mindfulness, emotional awareness, movement, listening, and more, all with real-time classroom applications."--Publisher's description.

Text in English.

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Patricia A. (Tish) Jennings , a professor at the Curry School of Education at University of Virginia, lives in Charlottesville. Her first book, Mindfulness for Teachers, was featured on NPR's Morning Edition, and her second book, The Trauma-Sensitive Classroom, was selected as a "Favorite Book for Educators in 2018" by UC Berkeley's Greater Good Science Center. Editor of Norton's Social and Emotional Learning Solutions Series, she is one of the "Ten Mindfulness Researchers You Should Know," according to Mindful magazine, and was recently awarded the Cathy Kerr Award for Courageous and Compassionate Science by the Mind & Life Institute, started by the 14th Dalai Lama in 1987. <br> <br> <br> Daniel J. Siegel, MD, is clinical professor of psychiatry at the University of California-Los Angeles School of Medicine, and executive director of the Mindsight Institute.

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