Mindfulness Using Music in the Regular Classroom To Support Social Emotional Learning
- Mindfulness is the basic human ability to be fully present, aware of where we are and what we’re doing, and not overly reactive or overwhelmMindfulness is the basic human ability to be fully present, aware of where we are and what we’re doing, and not overly reactive or overwhelmed by what’s going on around us.
What is Social Emotional Learning?
- SEL is based on the key components of self-awarenes, social awareness, responsible decision-making, self-management and relationship skills.
How does Music in the Classroom Impact Mindfulness and Social Emotional Learning?
A classroom rich in Music can affect humans physically, socially and emotionally.
Several themes have been identified by research regarding music and emotions.
Emotional responses to music are consistent and predictable
Music evokes emotions on different levels
Music evokes mainly positive emotions
Music has a powerful effect on humans and can be therapeutic for students.
THE PHYSIOLOGICAL, SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL BENEFITS OF MUSIC ARE PROFOUND.