Teachers use meditation apps in class to rewire kids’ brains, improve performance

By the Mindful Globe

CNBC reports that teachers around the USA are using meditation apps, like Calm and Headspace, in their classrooms to help students with anxiety and encourage focus. Calm has created free access for thousands of teachers in 140 countries. Headspace is working directly with 300 schools in the US to enable access to its app.

By Angelica LaVito | @angelicalavito

From the article:

• Teachers around the country are using meditation apps like Calm and Headspace to introduce mindfulness to their lesson plans.
• The Calm app launched Calm Schools for teachers in May of 2016
• Headspace works directly with 35 districts and around 300 schools in 15 states to offer their teachers access to the mindfulness app.