As growing numbers of children are exposed to toxic stress and its impact on their ability to learn, academic leaders around the country are calling for a more holistic approach to education.
An op-ed published in last week’s Baltimore Sun discusses how mindfulness-based interventions can address this need by improving students’ ability to focus, manage their thoughts and emotions, and cope with stress.
Click here to read the full article. http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/oped/bs-ed-breathing-showalter-20160609-story.html
Calm Classroom is proud to empower educators with tools to help counteract the effects of chronic stress throughout the school day. Our simple, scripted mindfulness techniques increase students’ self-awareness, overall well-being and ability to thrive in learning environments.
The Calm Classroom program has reached over 200,000 students from the Chicago Public Schools and Detroit Public Schools, as well as thousands of additional students from individual classrooms around the country.