A Mindfulness Approach to Help Teachers And Staff Provide Support to High School Students| A Self-Instructional Curriculum

by Sarah Lindsey Heitz

Institution: California State University, Long Beach
Year: 2017
Keywords: Education; Behavioral sciences; Curriculum development
Posted: 02/01/2018
Record ID: 2154720
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A Mindfulness Approach to Help Teachers and Staff Provide Support to High School Students is a self-instructional curriculum with the goal of providing a reference guide that can be used to demonstrate to students the care that they need and deserve. Research shows that students academic success and emotional well-being improve when students experience positive interactions with high school personnel. This self-instructional PowerPoint design aims to: (a) accommodate high school personnels busy schedules; (b) facilitate learning at their own pace; (c) navigate between sections that are beneficial for their needs; and (d) provide a user friendly application of mindfulness in a high school setting. The content includes: definitions, rationale, vignettes, and resources to enhance this learning opportunity.