Peace Work: Mindful Lessons of Self-Regulation for a Child's Early Years

Peace Work: Mindful Lessons of Self-Regulation for a Child's Early Years

by Wynne Kinder, Midge Kinder

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Overview

Peace Work: Mindful Lessons of Self Regulation for a Child's Early Years is the six-lesson curriculum from Wellness Works in Schools, an innovative school-based program that teaches mindfulness skills to students to help them handle life's challenges. The first book for teachers from Wellness Works, Peace Work is designed to help children from preschool through third grade learn mindful awareness skills to increase self-awareness, self-regulation, and self-care through a personal and community sense of PEACE. These objectives are achieved through active-learning sessions where children experience personal attention practices, healthy breathing, and mindful movement as well as discussion, reflection and resting.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781940611075
Publisher: Spring House Press
Publication date: 06/15/2017
Pages: 144
Sales rank: 1,221,099
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Wellness Works in Schools , created by Rick and Midge Kinder, responds to contemporary educational challenges by helping students develop the needed skills to address important issues like stress, mental health, emotional balance, behavior, and learning readiness. Taught by founders Midge (MAT, RYT), Rick, (MBA, RYT) and daughter, Wynne — – a private and inner-city public school teacher of 17 years, in many diverse educational and community settings, Wellness Works in Schools is an innovative health and wellness program based on mindfulness principles and practices.

Wellness Works has gained local, national, and international recognition with articles appearing in The New York Times , TIME for Kids , Child Mind Institute , (NYC), Lancaster, PA newspapers, and an international edition of National Geographic.  In addition to it’s many in-school programs, Wellness Works has presented at the Annual Conference of the UMass Medical School’s Center for Mindfulness, Garrison Institute’s Discussion Forum for cultivating awareness and concentration in the classroom, the Mindful Institute of Canada, Yoga Services Conference, and the PA Department of Education’s alternative education conference.

Table of Contents

Preface/Foreward
Introduction
Section One — Goals, Objectives, and Overview
Section Two — Preparation for Teaching
Lesson 1: What is Peace
Lesson 2: No Peace?
Lesson 3: A Peace Place
Lesson 4: A Sense of Peace
Lesson 5: Peace Inside
Lesson 6: Share Peace
Variations of the program based on age, location, & special needs
Resources
Glossary

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