Mindfulness: Quieting Minds, Hearts, and Bodies of Elementary Students (and My Own!)

After a short pause in updates in the CoOp Corner for Winter Break and a return to something like normal schedule, we return to the thoughts and experiences of participating Cooperative teachers with an update from Jennifer Ferguson, an Exceptional Education teacher at Hermitage Elementary School. She shares about her experience bringing Mindfulness into her …

Stepping Into the Null: Teaching Anxiety, Mindfulness, Gratitude, and Loving Kindness

Choices about when, where, and how we address anxiety and mindfulness often say more about our work with our students than we know. First Grade teacher Lizzie Ammerman is our guest in the CoOp Corner and she shares her thoughts and experience diving in head-first to shine a light on a path forward for her …