The Mindup Curriculum   Grades Prek 2 Book

The Mindup Curriculum Grades Prek 2


  • Author : Hawn Foundation
  • Publisher : Scholastic Teaching Resources
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 160
  • ISBN 10 : 0545267129

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The Mindup Curriculum Grades Prek 2 Excerpt :

A comprehensive guide to helping all learners focus and reach their potential through brain-centered management and teaching strategies! Includes a full-color, innovative teaching poster with fascinating facts about the brain!

The Mind Up Curriculum Grades 6 8 Book

The Mind Up Curriculum Grades 6 8


  • Author : Hawn Foundation
  • Publisher : Scholastic Teaching Resources
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 160
  • ISBN 10 : 0545267145

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The Mind Up Curriculum Grades 6 8 Excerpt :

Using brain-centered management and teaching strategies, a research-based curriculum features fifteeen lessons for helping students focus attention, improve self-regulation skills, build resilience to stress, and develop a positive mind-set in both school and life.

10 Mindful Minutes Book
Score: 5
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10 Mindful Minutes


  • Author : Goldie Hawn
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2011-09-27
  • Genre: Family & Relationships
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN 10 : 9781101544365

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10 Mindful Minutes Excerpt :

"Goldie Hawn embodies delight and joy, and 10 Mindful Minutes radiates these. Her book can help any adult-parent, grandparent, teacher-make double use of their moments with the children they love and have a terrific time while helping shape that child's brain for a lifetime of resilience and happiness." -Daniel Goleman, author of Emotional Intelligence Across the country, the revolutionary MindUP program, which was developed under the auspices of the Hawn Foundation, established by Goldie Hawn, is teaching children vital social and emotional skills. By understanding how their brains work, children discover where their emotions come from and become more self-aware. They learn to appreciate the sensory aspects of their lives and to value the positive effects of mindfulness, compassion, and kindness. This, in turn, empowers them to manage and reduce their own stress-and helps them be happy. Those who have seen the remarkable effects of this program have been eager to learn how to implement it in their own homes and use its practices for themselves, too. Now, for the first time, its secrets are being shared with all parents and children in 10 Mindful Minutes.

Learning to Breathe Book

Learning to Breathe


  • Author : Patricia C. Broderick
  • Publisher : New Harbinger Publications
  • Release Date : 2021-06-01
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 344
  • ISBN 10 : 9781684036738

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Learning to Breathe Excerpt :

A fully revised and updated second edition, including new research and skills in the areas of trauma and compassion Disruptive behavior in the classroom, poor academic performance, and out-of-control emotions: if you work with adolescents, you are well-aware of the challenges this age group presents, as well as how much time can be lost on your lessons while dealing with this behavior. What if there was a way to calm these students down and arm them with the mindfulness skills needed to really excel in school and life? Written by mindfulness expert and licensed clinical psychologist Patricia C. Broderick, Learning to Breathe is a secular program that tailors the teaching of mindfulness to the developmental needs of adolescents to help them understand their thoughts and feelings and manage distressing emotions. Students will be empowered by learning important mindfulness meditation skills that help them improve emotion regulation, reduce stress, improve overall performance, and, perhaps most importantly, develop their attention. Since its publication nearly a decade ago, the L2B program has transformed classrooms across the US, and has received praise from educators, parents, and mental health professionals alike. This fully revised and updated second edition offers the same powerful mindfulness interventions, and includes compelling new research and skills in the areas of trauma and compassion. The book integrates certain themes of mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR), developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn, into a program that is shorter, more accessible to students, and compatible with school curricula. This easy-to-use manual is designed to be used by teachers, but can also be used by any mental health provider teaching adolescents emotion regulation, stress reduction and mindfulness skills. The book is structured around six themes built upon the acronym BREATHE, and each theme has a core message: Body, Reflection, Emotions, Attention, Tenderness, and Healthy Mind Habi

Handbook of Mindfulness in Education Book

Handbook of Mindfulness in Education


  • Author : Kimberly A. Schonert-Reichl
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2016-02-29
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : 394
  • ISBN 10 : 9781493935062

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Handbook of Mindfulness in Education Excerpt :

This handbook addresses the educational uses of mindfulness in schools. It summarizes the state of the science and describes current and emerging applications and challenges throughout the field. It explores mindfulness concepts in scientific, theoretical, and practical terms and examines training opportunities both as an aspect of teachers’ professional development and a means to enhance students’ social-emotional and academic skills. Chapters discuss mindfulness and contemplative pedagogy programs that have produced positive student outcomes, including stress relief, self-care, and improved classroom and institutional engagement. Featured topics include: A comprehensive view of mindfulness in the modern era. Contemplative education and the roots of resilience. Mindfulness practice and its effect on students’ social-emotional learning. A cognitive neuroscience perspective on mindfulness in education that addresses students’ academic and social skills development. Mindfulness training for teachers and administrators. Two universal mindfulness education programs for elementary and middle school students. The Handbook of Mindfulness in Education is a must-have resource for researchers, graduate students, clinicians, and practitioners in psychology, psychiatry, education, and medicine, as well as counseling, social work, and rehabilitation therapy.

Promoting Social and Emotional Learning Book

Promoting Social and Emotional Learning


  • Author : Maurice J. Elias
  • Publisher : ASCD
  • Release Date : 1997
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 175
  • ISBN 10 : 9780871202888

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Promoting Social and Emotional Learning Excerpt :

A guide to establishing high-quality social and emotional education programs describes approaches to social and emotional learning for all levels and includes thirty-nine guidelines and field-inspired examples for classrooms, schools, and districts.

Making ALL Kids Smarter Book

Making ALL Kids Smarter


  • Author : John DeLandtsheer
  • Publisher : Corwin Press
  • Release Date : 2010-11-09
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 153
  • ISBN 10 : 9781412989039

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Making ALL Kids Smarter Excerpt :

This book helps teachers plan a challenging program for students, particularly gifted students, within a regular education classroom. It addresses brain-compatible learning, which makes it appropriate for a much wider group of students than just the very brightest. Approaches and strategies are explained in a unique and personal style and include the following: use of inter-disciplinary themes, analytical thinking exercises, teaching moral dilemmas, Socratic questioning techniques, increasing depth and complexity through interactive games, activities to promote creative thinking, using graphic organizers, and teaching research skills and methods. The author demonstrates how all these strategies and approaches work together to help teachers create a more meaningful learning experience for all students. An added benefit of the author's training, as reflected in this book, is to help put the creativity and search for knowledge back into the learning process.

Inventing Joy Book

Inventing Joy


  • Author : Joy Mangano
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2017-11-07
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN 10 : 9781501176203

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Inventing Joy Excerpt :

The visionary entrepreneur and inventor shares an inspirational blueprint for promoting personal success and fulfillment, sharing stories from her childhood, family, and career experiences that illustrate how healthier perspectives can significantly improve one's life.

The Leader in Me Book
Score: 2.5
From 3 Ratings

The Leader in Me


  • Author : Stephen R. Covey
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2012-12-11
  • Genre: Self-Help
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN 10 : 9781471104466

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The Leader in Me Excerpt :

Children in today's world are inundated with information about who to be, what to do and how to live. But what if there was a way to teach children how to manage priorities, focus on goals and be a positive influence on the world around them? The Leader in Meis that programme. It's based on a hugely successful initiative carried out at the A.B. Combs Elementary School in North Carolina. To hear the parents of A. B Combs talk about the school is to be amazed. In 1999, the school debuted a programme that taught The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Peopleto a pilot group of students. The parents reported an incredible change in their children, who blossomed under the programme. By the end of the following year the average end-of-grade scores had leapt from 84 to 94. This book will launch the message onto a much larger platform. Stephen R. Covey takes the 7 Habits, that have already changed the lives of millions of people, and shows how children can use them as they develop. Those habits -- be proactive, begin with the end in mind, put first things first, think win-win, seek to understand and then to be understood, synergize, and sharpen the saw -- are critical skills to learn at a young age and bring incredible results, proving that it's never too early to teach someone how to live well.

The Zones of Regulation Book

The Zones of Regulation


  • Author : Leah M. Kuypers
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Genre: Autistic children
  • Pages : 188
  • ISBN 10 : 0982523165

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The Zones of Regulation Excerpt :

"... a curriculum geared toward helping students gain skills in consciously regulating their actions, which in turn leads to increased control and problem solving abilities. Using a cognitive behavior approach, the curriculum's learning activities are designed to help students recognize when they are in different states called "zones," with each of four zones represented by a different color. In the activities, students also learn how to use strategies or tools to stay in a zone or move from one to another. Students explore calming techniques, cognitive strategies, and sensory supports so they will have a toolbox of methods to use to move between zones. To deepen students' understanding of how to self-regulate, the lessons set out to teach students these skills: how to read others' facial expressions and recognize a broader range of emotions, perspective about how others see and react to their behavior, insight into events that trigger their less regulated states, and when and how to use tools and problem solving skills. The curriculum's learning activities are presented in 18 lessons. To reinforce the concepts being taught, each lesson includes probing questions to discuss and instructions for one or more learning activities. Many lessons offer extension activities and ways to adapt the activity for individual student needs. The curriculum also includes worksheets, other handouts, and visuals to display and share. These can be photocopied from this book or printed from the accompanying CD."--Publisher's website.

Teaching Transformative Life Skills to Students  A Comprehensive Dynamic Mindfulness Curriculum Book

Teaching Transformative Life Skills to Students A Comprehensive Dynamic Mindfulness Curriculum


  • Author : Bidyut Bose
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release Date : 2016-12-13
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 512
  • ISBN 10 : 9780393711936

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Teaching Transformative Life Skills to Students A Comprehensive Dynamic Mindfulness Curriculum Excerpt :

A classroom-ready program of evidence-based lessons in (1) stress resilience, (2) self-awareness, (3) emotion regulation, and (4) healthy relationships. Transform school and classroom climate, increase teacher sustainability, and build invaluable life skills in students with four ready-to-implement units incorporating mindful movement, yoga postures, breathing techniques, and more. The evidence-based and trauma-informed Transformative Life Skills (TLS) curriculum offers educators 48 scripted, 15-minute lessons designed to require minimal preparation and fit neatly within the busy school days of a single academic semester. Recommended by CASEL, it benefits all five core competencies of Social and Emotional Learning.

Social Decision Making  Social Problem Solving Book

Social Decision Making Social Problem Solving


  • Author : Maurice J. Elias
  • Publisher : Research PressPub
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 396
  • ISBN 10 : UVA:X004906677

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Social Decision Making Social Problem Solving Excerpt :

"Developed over three decades of implementation in a wide range of schools, this research-validated curriculum focuses on teaching students to be reflective, nonimpulsive, and responsible decision makers and problem solvers - while emphasizing essential literacy skills. It is ideal for classroom use and can be adapted for small group settings." "The program uses a variety of cooperative learning methods, including small-group brainstorming, problem solving, and role-playing activities. Students learn skills such as self-control, listening, respectful communication, giving and receiving help, and working cooperatively and fairly in groups. The manual includes numerous reproducible worksheets."--BOOK JACKET.

Giant Workbook Book

Giant Workbook


  • Author : Scholastic
  • Publisher : Cartwheel Books
  • Release Date : 2018-08-28
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 264
  • ISBN 10 : 1338291793

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Giant Workbook Excerpt :

Get your child ready for pre-K in this giant workbook filled with activities and stickers from Scholastic Early Learners!

Peace of Mind Core Curriculum for Early Childhood Book

Peace of Mind Core Curriculum for Early Childhood


  • Author : Jillian Diesner
  • Publisher : Peace of Mind Press
  • Release Date : 2017-04-18
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 212
  • ISBN 10 : 0997695412

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Peace of Mind Core Curriculum for Early Childhood Excerpt :

Peace of Mind effectively integrates Mindfulness, Social Emotional Learning, and Conflict Resolution into one weekly curriculum for early childhood students. The engaging lessons in Peace of Mind teach students to focus their attention, build healthy relationships and solve conflicts peacefully, and help students begin to develop a personal mindfulness practice.Peace of Mind reflects over a decade of in-classroom development and is research-based. Lessons are scripted, detailed, easy-to-follow, and fun, and are designed to meet the needs of novice to veteran teachers.Peace of Mind: Core Curriculum for Early Childhood includes 32 sequential lessons, hand-outs, posters, original stories and teacher resources. Everything you need is here including lists of optional readily-available story books to support lessons.To hear what teachers, students, parents and communities are saying about Peace of Mind, please visitwww.TeachPeaceofMind.com.

National Curriculum English Practice Book for Year 4 Book

National Curriculum English Practice Book for Year 4


  • Author : Scholastic
  • Publisher : 100 Practice Activities
  • Release Date : 2014-06-26
  • Genre: English language
  • Pages : 128
  • ISBN 10 : 1407128973

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National Curriculum English Practice Book for Year 4 Excerpt :

This book can help your child by providing a whole year of ready to go activities and support on key English topics which will be being taught in school from 2014. Did you know that your child in Year 4 will now need to; use fronted adverbials (for example: 'After a hard night's work, he was very tired.' - 'After a hard night's work' is the fronted adverbial); use commas after fronted adverbials. * Workbooks for home learning * Linked directly to what your children will be learning in school * A linked website provides additional activities, answers and support for parents * Developed by teachers to ensure the best possible support for the new 2014 National Curriculum.