Mindfullness Teacher Resources

Controlling breathing, being aware of surroundings, relaxing the body; these are all aspects of one of the most nebulous aspects of social and emotional learning: mindfulness. Help learners manage stress and stay focused in the present moment with these resources. 

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Preventing Computer Injury

For Students K - 12th
Do your hands cramp up after a long day of typing? Learn the proper and ergonomic ways to type on a keyboard with a helpful "hand" book. From relaxing elbows and wrists to massaging and stretching tired hands, the strategies in the book...
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For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students explore meditation. In this relaxation and religious studies lesson, students identify reasons for meditation and practice relaxation. Students color a mandala, a richly colored design used as a focal point during Buddhist...
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East Asian Study Seminar

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers research and experience the culture of Zen Buddhism. They engage the practice of meditation by practicing themselves in a variety of contexts with different cultural readings.
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Anger Styles

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners recognize that there are four types of anger. In this anger management lesson, students discuss the consequences of the various types of anger.  In this anger management lesson, learners discuss the results of various types of...
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When the Workers Relax

For Students 9th - 11th
In this algebra worksheet, students analyze seven workers and their off days. They match up each worker with the correct day they have off given some clues.
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Wrap Up

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders demonstrate methods of relaxation by participating and assisting each other in meditation. They demonstrate their ability to experiment with the elements of dramatic presentation by relying on group co-ordination of voice,...
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Dramatic Release of Stress

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students explore ways to actively take part in relaxing themselves physically and mentally. They become aware of specific thought processes through relaxation exercises and express themselves creatively through a monologue.
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Diaphragm-Relax And Breathe

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students examine breathing.  In this diaphragm lesson students complete a lab that shows them how lungs breathe.
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How Muscles Work

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this heart muscle worksheet, students analyze two pictures of people in action. Students label the pictures with "contracting muscle" or "relaxing muscle". Students study two more pictures of muscle movement and label each one...
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The Old Man and the Sea: Guided Imagery

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What do you imagine when you think of the sea? Put on some ocean sounds, close your eyes, and listen to a guided meditation based on the imagery from The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway. After class members listen to the...
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-ed or -ing Adjectives

For Students 5th - Higher Ed
Designed for upper-intermediate English language pupils, this page-long worksheet provides a very brief explanation of how words that use the ing ending can be used as adjectives. Then, two short exercises follow. The first is fill in...
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Beach and Water Safety

For Teachers K - 12th
Nothing is more relaxing than a nice, sunny day at the beach. Make sure your visit to the beach remains relaxing with a list of summer safety tips for the beach, including using sunscreen with a high SPF, handling jellyfish and stingray...
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Homeostasis (and the Cell Membrane King)

For Students 7th - 12th
The homeostasis pose is a popular yoga pose, and a video will explain how to do it properly. It also covers why we shiver, why we sweat, and the difference between a cell wall and a cell membrane. 
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Exploring the Lotus Effect

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
The Lotus Effect ... is it not some kind of yoga pose. In the last installment of a nine-part series, young scientists observe the Lotus Effect on lotus leaves and water-repellent cloths. They observe how motion and damage affect the...
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We're Off to India!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Pack your bags and set off to the wonderful country of India in a multi-day cultural unit. The lesson is a 17-day series focusing on literature, music, art, geography, and the culture of India. Scholars complete several activities,...
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The Temptation of Jesus

For Teachers 1st - 8th Standards
Temptation is the focus of this lesson plan, which was designed for the first week of Lent as an introduction to the tradition of Lenten fast. It includes reading of biblical scripture, hands-on activities where learners design cards...
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Humourous Head Planter Spike: Ceramics Lesson

For Teachers K - 8th
What a great activity. Kids create humorous ceramic character (heads) spikes to enliven a planter. Modern art is full of expressive and exaggerated forms and your class gets to create them out of clay. This would be a lovely activity to...
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Basic Pantomime Skills

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students are introduced to the technique of pantomime. In groups, they examine basic movement and relaxation techniques and role play various scenerios dealing with emotions and gestures. To end the lesson, they perform their own...
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You Can Survive! (Math Anxiety)

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students explore strategies to manage stress in the math classroom. Through various activities, students discover the characteristics of math anxiety and determine if this affects them. Using computer technology, students complete a...
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Writing in a Quiet Place

For Teachers 4th
Are you looking for a terrific lesson to help you teach your students to write for a purpose, and to utilize descriptive paragraphs? Then, this lesson is for you! Students listen to the book A Quiet Place, then discuss the purpose for...
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A More Perfect Union: The Story of Our Constitution

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Sit back, relax, and transport to 1787! This lesson on the Constitution begins with guided imagery of the Constitutional Convention. The class reads A More Perfect Union: The Story of Our Constitution in an interactive read-aloud...
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Introduce Vocabulary: Firefighters (Mitten)

For Teachers K - 3rd
Your budding readers know what it's like to get to a word and think, "What does that mean?" Expand their vocabulary in context using Christopher Mitten's nonfiction picture book Firefighters. Get them ready by pre-teaching the new words...
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Dr. M. Kuefler -- Essay Worksheet

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Well worth the paper, here’s a five-page planning packet that asks writers to describe what they plan to do in an essay. After identifying the topic, they describe their main argument, the reasons why they believe as they do, as well as...
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Housing Price Conundrum (Part 3)

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Wondering why home financing relaxed in the years following Y2K? In the third of a four-part series, Sal describes the investment phenomenon between 2000 and 2006 that allowed more people to bid on homes and increased demand...

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