This school replaced detention with meditation. And it is really working!
Robert W. Coleman Elementary in Baltimore, MD sends students to the mindful moment room instead of detention. Since they implemented this policy a year ago, there have been zero suspensions. The kids may even be bringing that mindfulness back home with them.
They had parents tell them, – “I came home the other day stressed out and my daughter said, – Hey mom, I need to teach you how to breath”
In addition, student meditation has bee linked to Improved test scores, improved information processing, dealing better with deadline-induced stress. Could meditation revolutionize the way we discipline? the way we deal with stress? the way we find peace?