The Mindful School

Transforming School Culture through Mindfulness and Compassion

Edited by Patricia A. Jennings

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July 11, 2019
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“A powerful compendium of wisdom, strategies, and practical approaches to bringing resilience and well-being into the culture and curriculum of contemporary schools. Chapter by chapter, the contributors to this fabulous book draw from their own direct pedagogical experience to share insights into how to transform the emotional and social intelligence of both teachers and students. Accessible and research supported, this book is a wonderful contribution for us all!”

—Daniel J. Siegel, MD, Clinical Professor, UCLA School of Medicine; Executive Director, Mindsight Institute; author of Aware


“In my more than 20 years in school leadership, I have never run across a book with so much information on school transformation through the lens of mindfulness. This book is chock-full of research, case studies, and strategies. It is a guidepost that I will return to again and again.”

—Lana Penley, MEd, Principal, Marysville School, Portland, Oregon


“This book provides a compelling rationale for igniting and sustaining educational transformation through the integration of mindfulness- and compassion-based practices in schools. The exceptional contributors include well-established pioneers in the field alongside emerging scholars. Groundbreaking research is coupled with engaging case studies and practical strategies. A 'must read' for preservice and inservice teachers, school administrators, and teacher educators.”

—Kimberly A. Schonert-Reichl, PhD, Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, and Special Education, University of British Columbia, Canada


“This is a jewel of a collection of practical, research-based tools for designing mindfulness-based programs for students as well as school staff. Evidence-based programs for a diversity of learners are presented by experts in the field. While acknowledging that mindfulness and compassion practices are not a panacea, the book shows how these programs can indeed make a significant contribution to meaningful school reform, shifting us toward a much-needed holistic educational approach.”

—Rebecca Alber, EdD, Graduate School of Education and Information Studies, University of California, Los Angeles
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