Healthy Minds, Healthy Schools
Strategies and Activities for Happy and Successful Learners
With guided instruction, sections on personal reflection, and group activity exercises, this essential resource equips children with tools to develop improved attention, inhibition, and cognitive flexibility, strengthen their social skills, and enhance their academic performance.
“How wonderful to see the child’s emotional development finally play a prominent role in the framework of classroom learning. Healthy Minds, Healthy Schools is a pedagogical treasure box filled with visually appealing and age-appropriate activities that will ease and encourage young students to consider their thoughts and feelings in a variety of contexts. Through thoughtfully developed exercises, students will have the opportunity to adopt self-regulatory strategies that will help them to take ownership of their learning, in the classroom and beyond.”— Yasmine Ghandour, Founder and General Director, Orchard House–Centre for Early Childhood Development
“Every child should have a copy of Healthy Minds, Healthy Schools. This colourful, interactive workbook is like an indispensable toolbox, jam-packed with real-life power tools and techniques that makes regulation of emotion fun, easy, and achievable. [This book] introduces the basics of recognition and regulation of emotion, mindfulness, metacognitive thinking, and more, in an easy-to-understand and interactive way. The text is easy to read for children, fun to use, and has colourful graphics. This is an innovative, go-to resource for teachers, school psychologists, other educators, and parents, too.” — Dr. Jerome M. Sattler, Professor (Emeritus) and Diplomate In Clinical Psychology, San Diego State University