U is for Understanding Mindfulness Book Giveaway

I’m excited to announce that I’m giving away a free copy of U is for Understanding: Claire’s Journey Toward Mindfulness by Jana York! U is for Understanding tells the story of Claire, an energetic second grader with a short attention span. Her teacher, Ms. Sage, introduces Claire’s class to the world of mindfulness one week at a time. Along the way, Claire encounters adverse experiences that any real-world second grader might find familiar: bullies, friends struggling with family issues, personal loss, and more. Through mindfulness, Claire develops self-regulation skills, resilience, and confidence.

U is for Understanding: Claire’s Journey Toward Mindfulness by Jana York

Use the links below to earn up to 7 entries in the giveaway, and please share with your teacher friends! The giveaway ends November 7th and the winner will be contacted via email.

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Teachers will find Jana’s book to be a great introduction to mindfulness in the classroom. She uses vowels to highlight the key foundations of mindfulness in a way that’s easy for students to remember:

A– Attention

E– Experience

I– Investigate

O– Observe

U– Understanding

Her book also comes with an offer of 30 free companion activities and interactive worksheets. These activities support the five Vowels of Mindfulness, and readers will notice some of them in action in U is for Understanding.

To learn more about Jana’s book and teaching mindfulness in the classroom, you can visit my blog post here. The post includes free resources for starting a mindfulness practice in your classroom. Thank you so much for your time, and best wishes to you wherever you are on your mindfulness journey!

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Erika @ Little Owl’s Teacher Treats believes in creating warm, engaging classroom environments that are inclusive of all students. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from Penn State University in 2008, and a Master of Arts in Mathematics Education, K-6 from Western Governors University in 2016. She also studied Reading Education at the graduate level at the University of Pittsburgh. Erika taught 5th grade for a year, but she found her true calling teaching first grade for eight years.

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