Contemplative education and youth development.
New directions for youth development(118)
Short Title: New directions for youth development(118)
Format: Journal Article
Publication Date: Nov 30, 2007
Pages: 101 - 105
Sources ID: 26276
Collection: Mindfulness in K-12 Education
Visibility: Public (group default)
Contemplative education includes practices that aim to help a person cultivate conscious awareness, especially internal self-awareness and awareness of one's connection to the world. Such practices include meditation, movement, and the contemplation of nature. Exploration is under way to determine if these practices might assist young people in their development, as they do in adulthood.