Mindfulness for Teachers with Tish Jennings



Mindfulness for Teachers with Tish Jennings


Sat., Mar 21 2015 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM


U.Va. Bookstore

For teachers and anyone working with children, Patricia Jennings will present an overview of the ideas and practices recommended in Mindfulness for Teachers for promoting a more calm and engaging learning environment. Drawing on basic and applied research in the fields of neuroscience, psychology, and education, as well as her extensive experience as a mindfulness practitioner, teacher, and scientist, Jennings will share exercises in mindfulness, emotional awareness, listening and more, all with real-time classroom applications drawn from her book.

Patricia Jennings (Mindfulness for Teachers: Simple Skills for Peace and Productivity in the Classroom) will share both her experiences in the classroom and research from her work applying a mindfulness-based approach to improving teaching and learning.

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