Does Mindfulness Actually Work in Schools?
Scholars want to know whether the practice helps young kids of color succeed academically. A research team in Chicago has spent a year studying whether students who are tought to be in touch with their emotions do better academically. And they say the initial results are promising.
Washington D.C. Students Soar with Meditation at Ideal Academy
For 20 minutes each morning and afternoon, a peaceful stillness pervades the school as students and teachers alike engage in meditation. "Quiet Time" -- as it is known -- is a non-religious form of meditation (TM) and is a regularly-scheduled part of the school day...
Transforming the Community
In this YouTube video, witness how "Quiet TIme" at Ideal Academy is addressing anger and reducing the number of students who react negatively.