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    Integrative Education

    Integrative Education (IE) takes into account the whole student. Emphasis is placed on relationships between students and educators rooted in evidence-based best practices. IE addresses the full range of physical, social/emotional, and cognitive influences that impact a student's ability to accomplish their dreams, and to contribute positively to our local and global communities. 

  • What is Mindfulness?



    Mindfulness is...

    Paying attention   To the here and now   With kindness

    And curiosity   Choose my behavior
     

    Benefits of Mindfulness

    • Decreased Stress & Anxiety & Depression, & PTSD
    • Supports Management of Chronic Pain
    • Enhances Attention & Executive Functioning
    • Improves Emotion Regulation
    • Increased Empathy & Understanding of Others

    (Hozel et. al 2011)

    Mindfulness at ISD 728

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  • Works Cited

    Gillen, L., & Gillen, J. (2009). Yoga calm for children: educating heart, mind, and body. Portland: Independent Group.

    Guyaux, F. (2017, September 29). Mindfulness: Getting Started. Retrieved October 26, 2017, from https://www.mindful.org/meditation/mindfulness-getting-started/

    Taft, M. W. (2015). The Mindful Geek. Cephalopod Rex.

    Rotne, N. F., & Rotne, D. F. (2013). Everybody Present: Mindfulness in Education. Berkeley, CA: Parallax Press.

    Saltzman, A. (2014). A still quiet place: a mindfulness program for teaching children and adolescents to ease stress and difficult emotions. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications.

    Siegel, D. J., & Bryson, T. P. (2012). The whole-brain child: 12 revolutionary strategies to nurture your childs developing mind. New York: Bantam Books Trade Paperbacks.

    van der Kolk, B. (2015). The body keeps the score: brain, mind, and body in the healing of trauma. NY, NY: Penguin Books.