Reducing Student Stress Through Quiet Time
Edutopia has bundled a great set of resources for the implementation of meditation programs, including "Quiet Time," in schools. While this may sound like a daunting task to most educators, Edutopia's resources outline easy steps from schools that are already benefiting from the effects of mandatory quiet time.
How To Start a Meditation Program in Your School
Here's a practical how-to guide from teachers who've already been practicing meditation in their classrooms. Tips and resources are organized into several segments: set up and process; requirements for success; how to get trained in meditation; and pitfalls to avoid. One key tip: meditation must be mandatory.
Free Resources and Tools
Use these documents and links to learn more about meditation in schools. Documents from schools that already implement meditation can be edited for use in your classroom, and can provide an idea of the challenges of starting a meditation practice.