Education Spotlight: Reading, Writing, and… Mindfulness? Kids Learn Stress-Reducing Technique in School

| August 12, 2019

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By Melissa Sevigny • KNAU Arizona Public Radio 

Kids are heading back to school this month and they’re likely full of first-day jitters, even some anxiety over new teachers and homework. Some schools in Flagstaff are trying to reduce stress in the classroom by giving lessons in mindfulness. KNAU’s Melissa Sevigny reports from a classroom at Flagstaff Junior Academy, where a group of first and second graders are giving it a try.

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