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Author Nĥát Hạnh, Thích, author.

Title Happy teachers change the world : a guide for cultivating mindfulness in education / Thich Nhat Hanh and Katherine Weare ; foreword by Jon Kabat-Zinn.

Publication Info. Berkeley, California : Parallax Press, [2017]
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 95th Street Adult Nonfiction  371.102 NHA    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  371.102 NHA    AVAILABLE
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Description xlv, 340 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 330-333).
Summary "Happy Teachers Change the World is the first official, authoritative manual of the Thich Nhat Hanh/Plum Village approach to mindfulness in education. Spanning the whole range of schools and grade levels, from preschool through higher education, these techniques are grounded in the everyday world of schools, colleges, and universities. Beginning firmly with teachers and all those working with students, including administrators, counselors, and other personnel, the Plum Village approach stresses that educators must first establish their own mindfulness practice since everything they do in the classroom will be based on that foundation. The book includes easy-to-follow, step-by-step techniques perfected by educators to teach themselves and to apply to their work with students and colleagues, along with inspirational stories of the ways in which teachers have made mindfulness practice alive and relevant for themselves and their students across the school and out into the community. The instructions in Happy Teachers Change the World are offered as basic practices taught by Thich Nhat Hanh, followed by guidance from educators using these practices in their classrooms, with ample in-class interpretations, activities, tips, and instructions. Woven throughout are stories from members of the Plum Village community around the world who are applying these teachings in their own lives and educational contexts"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Reflective teaching.
Mindfulness (Psychology)
Buddhism and education.
Added Author Weare, Katherine, 1950- author.
ISBN 9781941529638 (paperback)
1941529631 (paperback)
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