"Inner silence promotes clarity of mind; It make us value the inner world; It trains us to go inside to the source of peace and inspiration
when we are faced with problems and challenges."
- Deepak Chopra
Format: 16 hours of training to teachers, 9 hours of training to parents and 4 hours of consulting. Glow days (optional interactive days, in which students rotate through diverse activities such as, yoga, drumming, music and movement, visual arts, martial arts, among others)
Recommended Age Range: Elementary
Cost: Please contact us. Includes: curriculum copies, respective trainings and consulting.
Children become aware on how their thoughts affect their emotions
Children learn to focus their mind (re-direct their thoughts)
Children become aware that their mind and their bodies are connected
Children learn to use their breath to calm down
Children learn to relax their bodies
Children develop empathy for others and see the interconnectedness of things
Teachers using stress coping strategies in the classroom
Parents using stress coping strategies at home
Children seek within to get solutions to problems
Children learn to forgive themselves when they make poor choices
Children learn to distinguish right from wrong (“inner compass”)
Children establish positive relationships with peers, family, community, and friends
Children recognize, process and communicate their feelings clearly
Children know how to soothe and calm themselves in the face of stressors
Glowmundo offers the I Glow curriculum for ECE students, their teachers and their parents. It focuses on building social-emotional and mindfulness skills in 3-5 year old children. Through the program children learn about the range of emotions that exist; learn to develop a sensibility to recognize them when they are experiencing them; learn to tone them down and ways to let go when they are negative ones; learn to communicate them in a healthy manner; learn to engage with others in a positive way; and last but not least, learn to seek support versus attention.
Experiences with mindfulness, visualization, deep breathing, music, movement, yoga, crafts, amonth others are intertwined in the curriculum.
Training to ECE teachers and parents of toddlers is available, focusing on personal and professional effectivness towards resilience.
Glowmundo offers the I Glow curriculum, which is research-based, and focuses on building social-emotional and mindfulness skills in 5-12 year old children. Through the program children learn to become aware of and manage their emotions, to use positive coping strategies, to seek support, cooperate with others, develop positive inner dialogue and have an optimistic view of life. The program results in lower levels of stress and hopelessness, bullying prevention, and stronger communities. The curriculum incorporates experiences with art, storytelling, music, movement, coping techniques, guided imagery and cooperative games. I Glow lessons align with all state standards including Common Core and support improved academic performance while enhancing perspective taking, empathy and kindness as well as fostering complex problem solving skills.
When a school decides to bring the I Glow program to their school, it becomes a community effort supported by Glowmundo through training, consulting, curriculum, media and props. These products and services are offered to teachers, parents, staff and administration, and the children. Everybody learns the Glow language and leads by example on behalf of the children.