with Tanuka Gordon It’s been widely recognized that children are more likely to retain what they learn through active learning processes. According to the Learning Pyramid, children retain about 5% of what they learn from lectures, 10% from reading, 75% from experiences and 90% from teaching others or immediate use. Inspiring our children to be […]
with Chris Willard and Mark Bertin Are we using our digital devices or being used by them? An old saying goes “The thinking mind can be our greatest servant or our most terrible master.” We might apply to same saying to our relationship with our screens. Modern technology can be exhausting and stress inducing for […]
A patient-centered approach to developing a mobile-based mindfulness and social support intervention for adolescents and young adults with sarcoma Elizabeth Donovan, Ph.D. Participants: Ten AYA with sarcoma (50% female; 50% adolescents); parents of the five adolescents, and six healthcare providers (N=21). Design and Methodology: Formative research involved three steps: (1) In-depth interviews were conducted […]
with Randye J. Semple, Ph.D., John Rettger, Ph.D., and Matthew S. Goodman, M.A. This hands-on workshop is for teachers, clinicians, researchers, students, and others who are interested in learning about youth mindfulness research, developing their own research study, or are currently conducting research. An expert panel will start by responding to your questions about research […]
with Natalia Fister, Heidi Bornstein, and Stephen Chadwick This skill-based, experiential workshop for teachers explores what is required to creatively imbed various mindfulness practices to inspire, educate, and support existing curriculum. The workshop will look at a variety of ways for educators to bring mindfulness into the classroom: How to enhance existing curriculum with social, […]
Together we’ll explore the leading edge of mindfulness education. Amidst structural oppression, systemic trauma, and mass unconsciousness, how can authentic mindfulness contribute to ending suffering and creating possibility? In the face of such individual and collective challenge, we’re called to go deeper than Mindfulness 101 — beyond tools and practices that simply rearrange the deckchairs on the Titanic.
Children feel big emotions. Sometimes these big emotions make it hard to be an active participant in school. This 1.5-hour workshop will share mindfulness-based strategies to help students regulate themselves in relation to peer conflict.
With Amanda Moreno, Ph.D., Adenia Linker, M.Ed., SAYD, CYT, and Kandace Thomas In this breakout session, we will attempt to take an innovative approach to the sometimes thorny question of just how much mindfulness training teachers need before they can begin leading practices, with integrity, with their students. We will: describe the professional development and ongoing support […]
Elizabeth Donovan, Ph.D. Participants: Ten AYA with sarcoma (50% female; 50% adolescents); parents of the five adolescents, and six healthcare providers (N=21). Design and Methodology: Formative research involved three steps: (1) In-depth interviews were conducted with ten AYA with sarcoma; parents of the five adolescents, and six healthcare providers (N=21). (2) Adaptations were made to […]
with Renee Metty and April Prescott Appropriate for ages 2.5-6 years old as well as older children most of class will be interactive and taught using the participants as students. We will adapt to the audience. Learn fun ways to integrate mindfulness in the early childhood classroom and beyond. Young children are already in the […]