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How two minutes of mindfulness can calm a class and boost attainment. Buddhists have practised mindfulness for more than 2,000 years, but the technique of focusing on the present moment has long been dismissed by scientists as new age mumbo jumbo.
Now, though, the West is finally waking up to the benefits of Eastern meditation and schools are discovering a daily dose of silent reflection can not only calm a classroom but may improve academic performance. In recent years, medical science has discovered the extent to which mindfulness can help treat a range of mental conditions, from stress to depression. While most studies have focused on adults, new research shows mindfulness can improve the mental, emotional, social and physical health and wellbeing of young people. Incredibly, neuroscientists have found that long-term practice alters the structure and function of the brain to improve the quality of both thought and feeling.
"The whole process of mindfulness has the knock-on effect of making people more receptive and open," Woods explains. How two minutes of mindfulness can calm a class and boost attainment. 1 Hour Relaxation - Ocean Waves - Sleep Video. Relaxation Music - 1 Hour Gentle Rain Meditation. The psychology of stress and how teachers can manage it. Psychology of stress in schools: asking for help isn't a sign of weakness, says Marc Smith.
Photograph: Alamy Despite much discussion concerning the nature of workplace stress, our jobs are getting more and not less stressful. While stress certainly isn't unique to the teaching profession, working in schools does throw up a number of situations that are unique to education while the current climate of uncertainty and criticism further undermines the professionalism and confidence of many hard working teachers. Ofsted inspections, changes to pay and conditions and new appraisal systems all add to the feeling that we are far from in control. Identifying those things that we can control and those that we cannot could help to prevent daily hassles from becoming major problems; but we can't do it on our own.
Psychologically, the stress we feel is often based on our individual perception of a situation and this is why some people appear to suffer more than others. 24_01_11_happiness_challenge. Why I finally decided to prioritise my personal life over my teaching career. Five years ago I had the misfortune to be diagnosed with a potentially life-threatening illness.
In lots of ways, that experience turned out to be a blessing in disguise. As a primary school deputy head with a full-time teaching commitment, I was completely exhausted. I loved teaching and had enjoyed a successful career for over twenty years, but the long hours and endless workload were beginning to take their toll on me – and, clearly, on my health. Freed from the millstone of lesson preparation and marking that usually blighted my evenings, weekends and holidays, I was able to enjoy my time away from school as I recuperated.
I caught up on reading the huge pile of books that had built up by my bedside and, to my great surprise, I also discovered that I had a talent for painting in water-colours. How I tackle the stresses of teaching. Top 10 resources to help teachers manage their time. Using time efficiently is an essential skill for any teacher, but with a largely self-determined schedule outside of classroom hours it can be easy to feel overworked.
These resources will help you keep on top of daily tasks, maintain your work-life balance and avoid being asked to leave your classroom by the caretaker every evening. A teacher's guide to procrastination Procrastination can affect even the most efficient teacher, and it's about much more than just being too lazy to get something done. Part of a Time Management for Teachers series, this resource explains the three different types of procrastination and the appropriate responses to each. It will help you identify the real reason that you are avoiding a task – perhaps it's because you are yearning for perfection, or because you fear failure or confrontation – and set workable deadlines to get it done.
The great escape – how to leave school at the end of the day.