Mindfulness for teachers. The CARE project.
September 10, 2014
Mindfulness for Teachers: Simple Skills for Peace and Productivity in the Classroom
By Dr. Patricia Jennings
This article shares the importance of mindfulness for teachers and how when it is incorporated in the classroom it brings peace and productivity to both teacher and students. Read the article and watch the video here.
Dr. Patricia Jennings is Associate Professor at the Curry School of Education, University of Virginia. Dr. Jennings received her doctorate in human development from the University of California, Davis, and completed postdoctoral training at the Health Psychology Program at the University of California, San Francisco. She lead the CARE faculty team in the development of Garrison Institute’s Cultivating Awareness and Resilience in Education (CARE) and she is conducting research to examine how CARE may improve teacher-student relationships, increased student pro-social behavior, a more positive classroom atmosphere and improved student academic performance. In addition to psychological research, Dr. Jennings has over 22 years of research and teaching experience in the field of education.
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