Mindfulness in Education:
Restoring the Heart to Teaching and Learning
Curious about Mindfulness?
Lawrence Carroll will be presenting at the CREC and CCSU are first Mindfulness Conference on December 10th & 11th, 2015. This conference is open to anyone interested in learning about the benefits of integrating Mindfulness in their classrooms, workplace, or their own lives, and will provide opportunities to learn the basics as well as gain new insight on how to effectively incorporate these practices.
Location: Central Connecticut State University
Alumni Hall, 1615 Stanley Street, New Britain, CT
2 Days of Immersion
With a focus on education, Day 1 participants will learn how these practices are transforming teaching and learning from preschoolers to higher education in our region and beyond. Day 2 explores how mindfulness is being applied in the fields of behavioral/mental health, criminal justice, and more. You may attend one, or both days.
What is Mindfulness?
Mindfulness is a particular way of paying attention. It is the mental faculty of purposefully bringing awareness to one’s experience. Mindfulness can be applied to sensory experience, thoughts, and emotions by using sustained attention and noticing our experience without reacting.
Lawrence Carroll is a dynamic presenter passionate about the effects of meditation in the classroom. He will share stories and ask you questions in a highly interactive workshop style. His experience and guidance will leave you confident to start your own mindful activities with your self, family and classroom. His presentation is called "The Phenomenology of Silence: Educing Learning and Creativity into the Classroom."