Week 5 – Healthy Mind Platter

28 10 2013

Article Highlight:  Tackling Truancy Suspension and Stress- Edutopia

Video Spotlight:

The Mindfulness Revolution documentary (short version) – a student-run initiative at the University of Pennsylvania, exploring how mindfulness, positive psychology, and character development can transform our education system from the inside out—at the level of the students themselves.

Classroom Practice: The Healthy Mind PlatterThe Healthy Mind Platter has seven essential mental activities necessary for optimum mental health in daily life. You can create different activities to target these domains or have students come up with their own practice.

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***Note: For those that want more of the science behind the seven categories, check out the research here: The Healthy Mind Platter


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