Mindfulness exercises ‘help students stay focused in class’

Checkout this research, noted by Steevie:

https://www.timeshighereducation.com/news/mindfulness-exercises-help-students-stay-focused-class

Taking part in brief mindfulness exercises can help university students stay focused during lectures, researchers have claimed.

The authors of a study that found that undergraduates who participated in a three-minute breathing activity at the start of classes reported feeling less distracted and more positive have argued that their findings demonstrate that mindfulness training can benefit learners and does not have to be time-consuming

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Mindfulness to help children’s mental well-being in schools

Thanks to Ana for sharing this BBC news story:  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-39082415

Over 5,000 teachers in the UK have been trained to teach mindfulness, according to the Mindfulness Initiative, and that number is growing all the time.
It’s a meditation technique being used to help pupils improve their mental well-being.