Episode 156 :: Matthew J. Hirshberg :: Mindfulness for Preservice Teacher Education
Matthew J. Hirshberg
Matthew J. Hirshberg joins us to speak about how mindfulness can help preservice teachers improve classroom skills.
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Often mindfulness is introduced as helpful practice… after you’re already facing tremendous stress. But what happens when mindfulness is shared prior to joining a particularly difficult career, like education?
Matthew J. Hirshberg is a postdoctoral fellow at the Center for Healthy Minds at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. He is interested in the specific social, cognitive and affective processes impacted through contemplative practice, and how cultivating these competencies supports achievement in school-based and real-world domains.
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- Integrating mindfulness and connection practices into preservice teacher education improves classroom practices.
- Hirshberg studies benefits of fusing mindfulness training into preservice teacher education.
Music for This Episode Courtesy of Rodrigo Rodriguez
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