Teacher Post Thursday – Build your students’ mindfulness with a mindfulness book!
Thought I’d share a great strategy that I’ve been using this year to help students build the skills needed to develop mindfulness in the classroom. Obviously, it has to be something simple, straightforward, and better yet, cheap and EASY to implement.
I present to you – the Mindfulness book. (See upper left corner!)
The New York Time’s bestseller Three Cups of Tea is the follow up to Mortenson’s earlier book Stones into School. For those of you not acquainted with Mortenson’s work as an educational philanthropist/rock climber/do-gooder/school builder, here is a quick catch-up/summary of the story before my overall thoughts.
1. After a failed attempt to climb K2, one of the toughest/tallest mountains in Pakistan, climber Greg Mortenson, lost, hungry and half frozen, stumbles into the tiny village of Korphe in the Kashmir autonomous region encompassing parts of India, Pakistan, and China. Continue reading “Review: Three Cups of Tea”