This School Uses Meditation Instead of Detention—Look at How the Kids Respond

Kids misbehave—it’s a fact of life. But parents and teachers alike have been struggling with the best way to handle bad behavior: do you just punish the kid and tell them what they did was wrong? Or do you try to get to the root of the problem and prevent it from happening again?     Robert W. Coleman School in Baltimore is trying out the second approach. Instead of having traditional detention, the school has a “mindful moment room,” a brightly-colored room encouraging kids to be calm and reflect on the moment. Young Baltimore City Yogini in training!...

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