32 min

EP 149 The Balanced Educator with Kailey Lefko The Dash

    • Education

"Mindfulness is a really great way to support students in developing these strategies that are going to allow them to manage their emotions and, in a healthy way, get through the ups and downs that just come with being human."
- Kailey Lefko

Kailey Lefko started her teaching journey as a science teacher and after becoming aware of how mindfulness helped students develop their SEL skills in the classroom, was inspired to create Educalme Inc to help other teachers use mindfulness techniques in their own classrooms. In addition to Educalme, Kailey has a podcast called The Balanced Educator that talks about mindfulness in education.

You can find out more about Kailey, her Educalme partner, the podcast, and teaching mindfulness in your own classroom at Educalme.com

02:10 - Using a mindset model in the classroom
07:30 - Standards for teaching in Canada and how mindfulness can be attached to the curriculum
10:30 - Many teachers in Canada are in favor of classroom practices that support mental health
12:30 - How Educalme was created and how Kailey keeps in touch with classroom
15:30 - Supporting diversity, equity, and inclusion: the atmosphere in Canada and how mindfulness helps students become more empathetic and resolve conflicts easier on their own
21:15 - Mindfulness is a tool for SEL
24:15 - Using Educalme - What happens when you sign up?

"Mindfulness is a really great way to support students in developing these strategies that are going to allow them to manage their emotions and, in a healthy way, get through the ups and downs that just come with being human."
- Kailey Lefko

Kailey Lefko started her teaching journey as a science teacher and after becoming aware of how mindfulness helped students develop their SEL skills in the classroom, was inspired to create Educalme Inc to help other teachers use mindfulness techniques in their own classrooms. In addition to Educalme, Kailey has a podcast called The Balanced Educator that talks about mindfulness in education.

You can find out more about Kailey, her Educalme partner, the podcast, and teaching mindfulness in your own classroom at Educalme.com

02:10 - Using a mindset model in the classroom
07:30 - Standards for teaching in Canada and how mindfulness can be attached to the curriculum
10:30 - Many teachers in Canada are in favor of classroom practices that support mental health
12:30 - How Educalme was created and how Kailey keeps in touch with classroom
15:30 - Supporting diversity, equity, and inclusion: the atmosphere in Canada and how mindfulness helps students become more empathetic and resolve conflicts easier on their own
21:15 - Mindfulness is a tool for SEL
24:15 - Using Educalme - What happens when you sign up?

32 min

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