In Teach, Breathe, Learn, Meena Srinivasan highlights how mindfulness can be an effective tool in the classroom. What makes this book truly unique is her perspective as a classroom teacher, wrestling daily with the conditions about which she writes.
Teach, Breathe, Learn is designed for educators at all levels, parents interested in sharing mindfulness with their children, and anyone curious about how to cultivate their own mindfulness practice and eventually teach mindfulness to others.
Teach, Breathe, Learn provides accessible, practical application of mindfulness to overcome challenges faced during the school day.Testimonials from students and colleagues are woven throughout the book.
Part 1 helps develop compassion and shift from “reacting” to “responding” to demands.
Part 2 offers techniques for cultivating loving-kindness, gratitude and seeing others as oneself.
The last section of the book introduces a curriculum anyone can use to teach mindfulness, replete with lesson plans, handouts, and homework assignments.