Can mindfulness practices in schools improve student wellbeing? | KALW

On this edition of Your Call, we explore whether mindfulness practices in schools can improve student wellbeing.

For many students, the pressure to academically succeed starts young. By the time they get to college, some are combating chronic levels of stress.

Are mindfulness tools, like meditation and yoga, the answer to helping students to curb stress?

NPR: Schools Are Embracing Mindfulness, But Practice Doesn’t Always Make Perfect

The Journal of School Psychology: Mindfulness-based programs and school adjustment: A systematic review and meta-analysis

New York Times: ‘Mindful Breathing’ Will Now Be Required in New York City Schools