• Staff Resources  

    Mindfulness Opportunities at ISD 728

    Contact Mary T. if you are interested in bringing these activities to your building:

    • Mindfulness Student Assemblies
    • Mindful Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) for Staff
    • Mindful Leadership
    • Mindful Classroom Instruction by Mary T. (ex. general education, content specific ie. PE, special ed., AVID, DECA etc.)
    • Mindful Coaching for teams or groups (ex. sports, drama, speech, music etc.)
    • Staff Development


    Staff Training(s)

    Yoga Calm® Training Opportunities


    Mindful Mentors

    Purpose: Empower Educators to integrate Mindfulness into their personal lives & their work with students so as to promote wellness, better health, and have a positive impact on learning outcomes. 

    Find a Mindful Mentor -Click Here

    Mindfulness Practice Videos and Apps

    Mindfulness Practice Videos

    Mindfulness and Breathing 

    -Mindful Breathing (ex: Hoberman Sphere, Square Breath, Lion's Breath, Standing Mountain, Volcano Breath, Woodchopper Breath, Birthday Cake Breath, Elevator Breath, Conductor Breath, and Roller Coaster Breath) Breath Awareness, Breath Awareness: Anchoring on the Breath, and Breath Awareness: In Nature.

    Body Scan

    -Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes

    Mindful Meditation Practices

    -Self-Compassion, and Heartfulness

    Mindful Movement

    -Yoga Calm® Resources 


    Mindful Apps

    Find a Mindful App  -Click Here

    -Breath, Think, Do with Sesame, Breathing Bubbles, Calm, Headspace, Settle Your Glitter, Sitting Still, Stop, Breathe & Think, Stop, Breathe, & Think Kids 

    Website Resources

    Mindful Schools - Resources for bringing mindfulness into your classroom including starter lessons, presentations, guided practices, reading lists, and professional development. 

    Mindful - Through both web and print resources the nonprofit group celebrates mindfulness, awareness, and compassion in all aspects of life.

    CASEL - The Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning works to promote the integration of academic, social, and emotional learning for all children, from preschool to high school.  

    Mindful Education - Comprehensive online training for mindful educators, administrators, and schools. 

    Mindfulness Without BoardersProvides resources for youth education, professional development, and online learning.

    Still Quiet PlaceResources from Dr. Amy Saltzman including her blog, practice videos, recommendations for readings and CDs.

    Mindful Life Project - The Mindful Life Project creates Mindful Music, links to these audio files are on their website. 

    Kindness Curriculum - Free Preschool Kindness Curriculum out of the Waisman Center Early Childhood Program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Curriculum explores kindness, forgiveness, attention, emotions and gratitude, kids are taught mindful movement exercises to build awareness of their minds and bodies (learn more - Click Here).

    Book Resources

Picture Books for Students

Staff Books