Daniel Rechtschaffen, a Marriage and Family Therapist, has a master's degree in counseling psychology. He founded the Mindful Education Institute and the Omega Mindfulness in Education conference, has developed a variety of curricula for mindfulness in the classroom, and leads mindfulness trainings for schools and communities around the world.
"This beautiful workbook makes mindfulness accessible to any educator. Providing myriad ways to embed mindfulness in any classroom setting, it is full of incredibly helpful, insightful resources that will serve countless teachers and students worldwide. The "Mindfulness Literacies" offer an especially wonderful lens to help deepen one's practice and reinforce practical application." -- Meena Srinivasan, author of Teach, Breathe, Learn: Mindfulness In and Out of the Classroom "An inestimable book for every mindfulness practitioner and trainer! Filled with easy-to-follow exercises and tools, these pages translate the esoteric into the practical. It's a goldmine for every person who wishes to apply mindfulness in their lives and spread it to others. This book needs to be on every bookshelf-in every school and family!" -- Dr. Shefali Tsabary, psychologist, author of The Conscious Parent "Our school has for several years collaborated with Daniel Rechtschaffen to incorporate a mindfulness program. Students, teachers, and parents alike have embraced his work. The Mindful Education Workbook is an invaluable tool for educators and parents, illustrating how to teach mindfulness and enhance students' social and emotional well-being. This is a must-have resource written by a remarkable practitioner." -- Jeff Escabar, Head of School, Marin Preparatory School, and President of the Board of A.I.S.A.P.