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Megan Cowan

 

Megan Cowan is a co-founder and co-director of the Mindful Schools program, based in Oakland, California.

 
 
  

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Children participating in the Mindful Schools program.

Articles: Tips for Teaching Mindfulness to Kids

By Megan Cowan | May 13, 2010

 
In this presentation from the GGSC’s “Practicing Mindfulness & Compassion” conference, the program director for Mindful Schools explains how mindfulness practice helps schools to become more compassionate places.

Videos and Podcasts: Mindful Schools, Compassionate Schools

By Megan Cowan | November 2013

In this presentation from the GGSC’s “Practicing Mindfulness & Compassion” conference, the program director for Mindful Schools explains how mindfulness practice helps schools to become more compassionate places.

 

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