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See Why This Teacher is Replacing Bellringer Tasks with Meditation in His Classroom

Center for Teaching Quality

High school teacher and CTQ blogger Paul Barnwell decided to switch up the long-held tradition of diving straight into content as the bell was ringing: "Instead, my students and I take 4-5 minutes at the start of every class to practice mindfulness with a simple breathing meditation. And so far, I’m happy with the results of replacing instant work demands with the expectations that students simply be."

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