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2019 NCSS/NCGE/TCSS Conference | Sessions | 2019

Mindful Agency in the Classroom--Mindfulness and Controversial Issues Education

Fri Nov 22 9:50 am to 10:15 am
Room: 
Room 9C Level 3
SessionType: 
Power Session
Subject: 
Civics/Government
In an era of political divisiveness, how should educators teach controversial issues? Explore the use of mindfulness as a self-regulation strategy to utilize when teaching.
Presenters: 

Kelsey Evans-Amalu, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL

Instructional Foci: 
Civic Thinking
Critical Social Studies
Discursive and Dialogical Education (Discussion)
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