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Transformative Principal is 

Oct 18, 2020

Danielle Nuhfer is a teacher and you can find more information about her at TeachingWell.Life

  • Bringing Awareness to the present moment without judgment.
  • Taking a step back and trying to think about how to proceed.
  • The benefits of mindfulness in self-care and resilient person in our students’ lives.
  • How to be mindful in talking about the coronavirus situation.
  • Take a breath, think, and respond.
  • Mindfulness allows us to see that everyone has their own story.
  • Would you rather be right or happy?
  • Take time for yourself to just breathe!
  • Create moments where you do those checkins.
  • It’s not about more, it is about changing how you do what you’re already doing.
  • How to prepare for each day.
  • Some kind of morning routine - quiet time.
  • It can be more than five minutes, or it can be much shorter.
  • How to be a transformative principal? Try to do something in regard to mindfulness.

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