National Center on Afterschool and Summer Enrichment Resource Library
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The NCASE Resource Library connects you with tools, profiles, and information on a range of key topics in Out-of-School Time.

Mindfulness in Schools

This resource includes a video and a brief summary of a mindfulness program in the Baltimore Schools, where students were trained in breathing techniques and yoga poses for 45 minutes, 4 times a week for 12 weeks. Johns Hopkins University is conducting an evaluation about the effects of mindfulness training in urban elementary schools and has found that students can respond to stress with less emotional arousal following the training. Video and brief are both available in Spanish. This resource supports resiliency.

Related Topics: 
Supportive Learning Environment
Promoting physical activity and wellbeing
Social Emotional Learning
School & Community Partnerships
Culturally Responsive Practice & Inclusion
Publisher: 
Child Trends
Author: 
Child Trends
Resource Type: 
Length: 
2 minutes
Publication Date: 
2019