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Mindful Parenting: The Delicacy Of Offering But Not Imposing presented by Megan Cowan and Chris McKenna from Mindful Schools at McLean School. Click here to view the presentation. 

Teaching kids — and parents — the art of mindfulness
 The Washington Post 

The Mindful Athlete
 The Washington Post

The excerpt on this page is from the book “Mindfulness for Teachers: Simple Skills for Peace and Productivity in the Classroom,” by Patricia A. Jennings. This section is from the chapter entitled “Orchestrating Classroom Dynamics.”

Harvard Unveils MRI Study Proving Meditation Literally Rebuilds The Brain’s Gray Matter In 8 Weeks
 Test subjects taking part in an 8-week program of mindfulness meditation showed results that astonished even the most experienced neuroscientists at Harvard University. The study was led by a Harvard-affiliated team of researchers based at Massachusetts General Hospital, and the team’s MRI scans documented for the very first time in medical history how meditation produced massive changes inside the brain’s gray matter.
What is Mindfulness? The Psychology Today.
12 Indispensable Mindful Living Tools

"Just Breathe" went viral after airing ohttps://mcleanschool.myschoolapp.com/app/onMessage#n Oprah’s Super Soul Sunday program. It is a beautiful video created after Mindfulness training with Mindful Schools.

Dan Siegel, Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at UCLA School of Medicine and Executive Director of the Mindsight Institute

K-12 College Preparatory School Supporting Bright Students’ Individual Strengths and Challenges.

McLean School is an independent, co-educational, K-12 day school serving Maryland, Washington, and Virginia. McLean has for over sixty years been helping students realize their full potential by providing a comprehensive college preparatory program that emphasizes small classes and differentiated instruction. We embrace both traditional learners and ones with mild to moderate learning challenges – dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyscalculia, ADHD, and challenges related to anxiety and executive functioning. Many of our students excel in some areas while benefiting from support in others.
8224 Lochinver Lane, Potomac, Maryland 20854  301.299.8277  admission@mcleanschool.org