The practice of meditation is becoming increasingly popular in schools as research shows that having a regular meditation practice enhances physical and mental health, and overall well-being. Meditation leads to a feeling of calm and clarity, thereby reducing the effects of stress on the mind and body.

NICE’s training will equip teachers with the ability to educate students in how to describe what they feel and want, take in the perspective of others, generate options that are mutually acceptable solutions, and select options that are mutually convenient and/or acceptable. The classroom community learns to deal with conflict constructively, thoughtfully, and deliberately; these advanced skills contribute to a more peaceful, cooperative, and focused student learning environment.