School detention replaced with meditation

As a kid in detention—for those of you who ever did hard time after school (hand raises)—did you ever spend that time thinking about what you did?

A school in Baltimore, USA, is trying to change that. The Mindful Moment Room at Robert W. Coleman Elementary School is a meditation room that is the alternative to sending kids to detention or the principal’s office.

Kids who have misbehaved are simply encouraged to sit still in the mindful moment room to meditate or do breathing exercises to help them calm down, in the hopes that they’ll begin to learn how to deal with stressful or rowdy moments—instead of acting up.

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2016-10-04T13:42:26+00:00 September 24th, 2016|