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Mindfulness and social justice in practice, a guide for educators and professional learning communities, Raquel Ríos

This book is designed to help you bring mindfulness and social justice to the forefront of your education practice, so you can work toward self-actualization and social transformation. Author Raquel Raios offers instructional practices, coaching strategies and implementation tools to help you activate mind, body and spirit on your journey to making real changes toward equity in your school or classroom. What's Inside: Chapter 1 explains the importance of realizing one's powers and how power increases when we discover its purpose and utility in society. Chapter 2 introduces you to the three domains of Peak Learning Experience (Personal, Social and Transpersonal) that lead to the targeted practices of Authentic Presence, Freedom and Emergence and discusses how bias can limit our ability to see the truth in people and situations. Chapters 3-5 delve into each domain, offering strategies, activities, reflection questions and application to practice tools. Chapter 6 discusses the importance of building the right team and the need to changehow we recruit talent if we want to innovate our profession. With the powerful reflection tools and activities in this book, you and your teams will feel more equipped and supported on your path toward mindfulness, social justice and change in education
Table Of Contents
Cover; Half Title; Series Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Contents; Meet the Author; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 You are Either Magical, Or You Are Not; What is Your Power?; Barriers and Limitations to Power; Getting Started: Initial Self-Assessment; 2 Three Domains for Peak Learning Experience; Overview of Authentic Presence; Overview of Freedom; Overview of Emergence; Becoming Aware of Human Experience; Implicit Bias Revisited; 3 Authentic Presence: Personal Awareness and Self-Mastery; Strategy 1. Contemplation and Meditation; Strategy 2. Movement and Yoga
Literary Form
non fiction
Physical Description
1 online resource (viii, 143 pages), illustrations
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