“Were so busy following a script and putting academics in front of kids, that we forget that they’re people–learning truly only happens through relationship.” ~ Shannon Hess
How can we really make a difference in the world through education? In this episode, Shannon Hess and I discuss some of the problems in education today, and how implementing mindfulness and teaching empathy can be a solution.
Shannon has a wide breadth and background in education. She is currently an induction coordinator for new teachers, mindfulness educator, and social justice advocate in California. Shannon has a passion for making a difference in the lives of others through connecting to what we all share in common within our humanity. Shannon advocates for the importance of the relationship and discusses ways on how we can revolutionize education, ultimately changing the world.
Keep an eye out for The Five Ms Project, which focuses on self-care and mental well-being.
Mental Health, Mindset, Mindfulness, Mindsight, Movement
Hope you enjoy!
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You can reach and connect with Shannon at firstname.lastname@example.org