Wildmind Meditation News
Aug 23, 2012
Meditation in the classroom, the new approach to ‘emotional learning’
Canadian schools in forefront of adding psychology to the curriculum
Richard Handler, CBC News: As kids head back to school in September, some will find their teachers focusing not just on developing their intellects but also their “mental brawn,” to help adolescent brains cope better with today’s digitalized world.
It seems that as our modern-day culture grows more frenzied, some schools at least are trying to redesign education so kids can be better equipped to function amid the constant bombardment of media messages and gadgets with all their maddening stimuli.
Already students from kindergarten to Grade 8 in Vancouver, and in nearly 175 schools in …