This paper explores a study completed with 1st grade students while a five-week mindfulness unit was implemented in their classroom. The paper discusses tactics for teaching mindfulness strategies to students and results observed in the students over the course of the five-week study. It also contains journal entries completed by students and their families both in the classroom and at home.

Author Biography

Katie Schrodt is an Assistant Professor at Middle Tennessee State University. She loves using children's literature as a spring board for discussion and learning.

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