smartEducation and Flourishing: Exploring Practice and Praxis for Educator Wellbeing

60 Minute Interactive Workshop

Presenter(s):

Karen Ragoonaden – Faculty of Education, UBC Okanagan
Sabre Cherkowski – Faculty of Education, UBC Okanagan

Abstract:

In this experiential learning workshop, participants will be provided an overview of the growing field of research on mindfulness and wellbeing for educators, and an opportunity to experience practices developed from evidence-based stress based reduction and mindfulness programs for teachers (smartEducation) and from recent SSHRC-funded research on organizing schools for flourishing.