Fall 2019: Mindfulness For Teachers — EDIS 5012

Teaching is one of the most rewarding professions, but it can also be one of the most stressful. Mindfulness for Teachers will introduce students to a series of evidence-based practical skills that will help them cultivate the inner resources needed to support their students' social, emotional, and academic growth.

* 3 Credits

Instructors: Carly Dirghangi (, Patricia (Tish) Jennings (

Dalai Lama Fellows Video

In the fall of 2018, the Contemplative Sciences Center assumed leadership of Dalai Lama Fellows (DLF) — one of the world’s most innovative global initiatives. Through contemplation and action, DLF helps cultivate young leaders working at the intersection of justice, peace, and ecology around the world.

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What is Contemplative Learning?

The University of Virginia remains committed to educating the whole student as future citizens in the tradition of liberal education. To prepare students to meet the challenges facing society, to better our University’s ability to fulfill the high ideals of public education and its commitment to liberal education, to engage and teach students to the best of our abilities and in line with best practices, the Resilient Student Initiative aims to educate the whole student so that they may find life long success and wellness in their careers and personal lives.

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