Mindful Practices Texts
The Everyday SEL and Self-Care series written by founder Carla Tantillo Philibert introduces educators and school stakeholders to the Mindful Practices approach to Social Emotional Learning (SEL). These informative texts offer research-backed insights on implementing and sustaining SEL in your classroom and school along with experiential activities for educators and students alike.
Be sure to check out Cooling Down Your Classroom for printable SEL worksheets and activities to make SEL implementation accessible for busy educators of all grade levels.
Looking to deepen your understanding of the implementation and “why” behind bringing SEL, yoga, and mindfulness in schools? We highly recommend these additional texts.
Looking to deepen your understanding of the implementation and “why” behind bringing SEL, yoga, and mindfulness in schools? We highly recommend these additional texts:
Complimentary printable social emotional learning lesson plans for all ages!
SEL at Home
This one page guide for a POP check helps cultivate self-awareness and self-regulation and is available in both English & Spanish!
SEL at Home – English
¡Este cheque POP de una página completa ayuda a cultivar la autoconciencia y la autorregulación y está disponible tanto en inglés como en español!
SEL at Home – Spanish
YOGA + GEOMETRY = FUN
Our SEL On Demand Video Library offers educators the opportunity to choose SEL practices and activities to share with their students – remotely or in-person! Sharing a variety of educator and student favorite videos that families can practice together at home.
Free Lesson Plans
Enjoy these complimentary lesson plans from Cooling Down You Classroom geared to address the Mindful Practices SEL Competencies!
Please enjoy our Mindful Practices and Class Catalyst Video Collection!
Mindfulness for Students & Teachers
Prioritizing Your Life: Rocks, Pebbles and Sand
A simple animation about the impact of focusing on the important things in life with an important message about how focusing on minutiae may lead to you missing out on the important things. This metaphor is applicable to one’s personal life as well one’s career.
I Teach Because:
SEL Town Halls
A convening of experts in SEL, mental health and well-being to share strategies for schools recovery and return.
A place for us all to come together, in community, to share our voices and perspectives. To speak our fears and to collaboratively construct anti-racist, trauma-informed solutions. Recorded 6/7/20
What is FUD? How can we move from feeling stuck, overwhelmed and unsure into collecting the information we need to step to action and make brave, informed choices about our students’ mental health and social emotional well-being? Answers to these questions and more! Recorded 5/29/20
The Mindful Blog
The newly released ESSER Funds, is much like winning the lottery for low-income, public schools. Find out how best to invest these funds to maximize a positive, long-term impact.
We’re excited to share our Early Childhood SEL videos featuring Ms Amy. Kids will love the catchy toons and these easy to follow practices.
The end-of-summer jitters come for educators every year, but the unknowns for this upcoming school year may feel especially anxiety-inducing. At Mindful Practices, we believe the way to embrace the present is to understand the intricacies of how we are feeling and how to regulate those feelings. Our practices below are meant to provide self-care around boundaries, gratitude, and mindfully acknowledging your present feelings and emotions so you can feel more prepared to handle the unknowns as you move into the school year.
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