Meditation In Schools

Meditation In Schools

by Clive Erricker
     
 

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This introduction to meditation in education is written as a resource for class teachers and educators as a practical guide. Parents will also find it valuable, though its main focus is in using meditation in schools. The purpose of the book is to inspire and to provide concise, practical and general information, and techniques that can be considered and explored

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This introduction to meditation in education is written as a resource for class teachers and educators as a practical guide. Parents will also find it valuable, though its main focus is in using meditation in schools. The purpose of the book is to inspire and to provide concise, practical and general information, and techniques that can be considered and explored before introducing primary or secondary students to meditative experience.Meditation in schools covers such topics as:o information on schools where meditation is practiced, and the perceived resultso issues and concerns involved with introducing meditation in schoolso the relationship between mediation and other relaxation quieting techniqueso experiential learning and a holistic approach to educationThis essential guide is written from the contributors' personal and professional practice experience and emphasizes how meditation can contribute to the school environment and to the curriculum, as well as developing the positive potential of students' hearts and minds. It includes a useful section on further reading.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826449764
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
03/01/2001
Series:
Studies in Pastoral Care, Personal and Social Education
Pages:
170
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.36(d)

Meet the Author

Clive Erricker is Reader in the Study of Religions, University College Chichester, UK.

Jane Erricker is lecturer at King Alfred's University College, Winchester.

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