Teachers across the UK are searching for ways to tackle classroom discipline. One experiment in California is having significant results.
Typical school rituals like recess and reciting the Pledge of Allegiance are being joined by something that has been dubbed “om schooling” in establishments in California.
But for a growing number of youngsters at state schools in San Francisco, yoga is helping bring inner peace to inner city establishments.
At Phyllis Camp’s physical education class at the city’s James Lick School , the noise level as the children line up outside class is deafening. They tumble into the gym a raw bundle of energy.
In normal circumstances it would take a teacher several minutes to calm this lot down. For Phyllis it takes no time at all as she quickly gets them lined up in four rows and under her control….
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