Kids

Mindfulness for Middle Schoolers

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Two new studies from Yale, Harvard and MIT found that mindfulness may help improve mental health and academic performance in middle schoolers. ↓ ↓ In recent years, mindfulness education has become a mainstay in many schools. However, we know little about how it affects students’ developing brains or their academic...

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How to Support Students Dealing with Trauma

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Education researcher Patricia Jennings explains how to recognize the symptoms of trauma, build supportive environments, and help kids learn emotional self-regulation. Six-year-old Jada feels a persistent expectation of danger. She overreacts to provocative situations and has difficulty managing her emotions, which often flare up without warning....

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