i am me because of you

After every lunchtime when the students have eaten and played we take time to relax and wind down. We take the students through a ten minute guided mediation. It calms them and sets them up for success for the rest of the afternoon. The focus and learning is so obvious with clear benefits.

Today we took things one step further. While the students were in the up right position we had them think about what it is they need to do next. What is their learning intention? What is the next thing they need to do after they have carefully thought about it? The students planned their own learning. They had become the teacher. This was a prime example of students becoming independent learners. Give it a try!

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Comments on: "Learning intention after meditation" (28)

  1. samia juma said:

    this is truly comforting

  2. Sarah Cochu said:

    I think that meditation really helps because it calms you.

  3. They are meditating. They are doing it because they want to turn down the volume in their mind and keep cool and calm. Zaena

  4. Saloni Patel said:

    Mr Chad you are very right. All the students are relaxed and they are doing it because they want to have a peaceful mind so they can focus on learning better.
    Saloni Patel

  5. I LOVE YOUR VIDEO i cant wait to be on another video like that one

  6. Tiana Vora said:

    I love doing meditation. It really helps to calm you down. You can focus on what you are going to do next. You can plan the rest of the day calmly. Because the body has had a chance to rest and relax, it works better and you think better. I think before doing meditation, the afternoon classes went slowly and I was always feeling tired after eating lunch. I love meditation!!!
    Tiana Vora

  7. i love meditation because it relaxes
    you very much.

  8. sarah rishad said:

    Thats nice but its unfair they get a massage and we dont anyways they must have had fun with mr chad he is the best teacher in agakhan academy junior

  9. i think the children are meditating so to be focused on what is expected of them.

  10. I love meditating it’s comforting and the children are very focused.Nicole

  11. Pranay Hira said:

    The children in Mr. Chads class are meditating. they are doing it because it makes them calm and makes their body relax

  12. Rahul Doshi said:

    This is very relaxing. They are meditating to keep cool and calm.

  13. Moraa Siika said:

    They are meditating. They are meditating to push everything away. To focus on themselves, and block every distraction. Meditation really calms me down. You have a relaxed mind ready for learning. Especially when Mr. Chad massages your head.

  14. Jai Morjaria said:

    They are meditating. They are doing this because after morning classes, they can be cool and calm, clear their mind and relax. This is important because it allows them to become refreshed for afternoon classes. This will help them concentrate in class and while doing their homework after school.

  15. what are they doing?there meditating so they can focuse on there learning after they do that mr chad will come around and massage them all.why are they doing it?there doing it to relaxe andget more confidante in there work.

  16. They are meditating .They are doing it so they can relax and do there work with calmness and confidence.

  17. I LIKE YOUR VIDEO BECAUSE IT SHOWS THAT YOU ARE A NICE MAN

  18. they are sharing there reading over the week with one other class about there reading.so they are doing it so they can share there reading through out the week.

  19. I think we have to became more organized like them they are much more calm than us because they don’t shout out in the room or jump like us they come wash there faces and lie down I am getting way better at yoga and meditation

  20. the creative art by a 5 year old girl was amazing I watched it 4 times it was so nice and th poetry was nice to I loved the Lego story and all the movies and photos under and above of meditation movie was AAAAAAAAAAAAAAMMMMMMMMMMMMMMEEEEEEEEEEEEZZZZZZIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIINNNNNNNNNNNGGGGGGGGGGGGGG THAT WORD IS AMEZING

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