PEDC 9178 Mindfulness for Educators: Developing a Sense of Calm in your Personal and Professional Life
3 Graduate Level or In-service Credits/ 45 hours Instructor Jessica Corcoran September 1-30, October 1-30, November 1-30, December 1-30, January 3-30, February 1-28, April 1-29, May 1-30, June 1-30, July 1-30, August 1-30
University of the Pacific
Students who take this course will be introduced to the practice of mindfulness that you can bring into your daily life and share with your family and children in your classroom. Students in this course will have an opportunity to research a variety of different mindfulness techniques and learn about guided meditations, the importance of focusing on the individual, and strategies for practicing overall wellness in the classroom. Students taking the course will be able to compare and contrast the present vs. past/future to make guided decisions about personal lives and classroom mindfulness strategies. All students taking the course will work closely with the instructor to reflect and develop strategies into their daily life as an educator. All students in this course will conduct a digital journal to utilize as an educational tool in their personal life as an individual and their professional life as an educator.
This course is relevant to all who work in schools with children ages in both regular and special education settings. This course has been designed for all school administrators, regular and special education teachers (grades K-12 and ages 5 to 21), special area teachers (gym, art, music, technology) school psychologists, school counselors, guidance counselors, social workers, speech and language therapists or speech pathologists and occupational or physical therapists.
September 1-30, October 1-30, November 1-30, December 1-30, December 1-30, January 3-30, February 1-28, March 1-30, April 1-29, May 1-30, June 1-30, July 1-30, August 1-30