Mindfulness in the classroom: Does it work?

The teacher writes numbers on the white board in front of the class, preparing a lesson on fractions and decimals. Two girls are passing notes. A couple of kids in the back row are laughing about a secret joke. Several students have lost focus entirely, distracted by the windows, the ...

Front Lines: Fighting Back Against Bullying

It was last December when 13-year-old Rosalie Avila took her own life in San Diego following years of bullying by her middle school classmates. The school was aware of Rosalie's bullying and she had been in counseling, her aunt told local media. Rosalie had detailed in a journal how she ...

Classroom Management for Discipline and Focus

Classroom management is one of the biggest challenges teachers face. And students are more distracted than at any point in history, teachers say. So what can be done about it? An orderly classroom is key Problems in the classroom can include students with behavior issues not learning and thereby taking ...