Education Package for Schools
Want to use M is for Mindful in your classroom?
M is for Mindful is a children’s book that helps cultivate
self-awareness, compassion, respect for diversity,
and other practices centered on emotional regulation,
cognitive focus, and meaningful movement.
“Every one of these pages captures an idea that’s essential for peaceful living. This book is truly beautiful, gentle, and powerful. You could use it with any grade, whenever you'd want to come together and talk about what’s important.”
— JEAN HURST, national curriculum designer for EL Education
"Using simple rhymes and vivid illustrations, M is for Mindful describes for children the ways in which they can control their emotions, develop positive relationships, demonstrate empathy, and set goals. This book should be in every elementary classroom and school library!"
— LYNN GATTO, director of elementary education at the University of Rochester's Warner School of Education
M is for Mindful Learning Objectives will Include:
Social and emotional development
Foundational skills (phonological awareness, fluency, etc.)
Reading and listening comprehension
Language and vocabulary development
Learning through movement/the body
Engaging in imaginative play
Writing and oral expression
Teacher resources will include a series of classroom materials that align with M is for Mindful and ELA standards. Young students will explore mindful concepts and
English Language Arts simultaneously.
M is for Mindful Teacher Retreats: Professional development retreats will be offered at The Gell Center in picturesque Naples, New York, through a partnership with Writers & Books, the oldest continuously operating literary center in the United States.