Teaching Mindfulness In Schools With ClassDojo

Many schools are bringing a sense of calm and inner peace to their students. More and more schools all over the country are bringing mindfulness to schools. The startup company ClassDojo, has partnered with the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence to bring awareness of mindfulness. The two organizations are planning to have mindfulness classes within schools. They are planning to bring awareness to schools in the United States and abroad. ClassDojo and the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence have created a mindfulness curriculum that has been shared with several schools. Along with the classroom curriculum, videos and online guides will be shared for home and school use.


The greatest thing about this initiative is that 90% of schools in the United States are using the materials already. Students that are in the age group of 5-14 years of age are learning about mindfulness and its benefits. The classroom materials and the videos are teaching students empathy and a growth mindset. Currently, the classroom materials and curriculum is being translated into over 35 languages, which gives more students access to the mindfulness idea.


The executives at the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence said that teaching mindfulness to children has its benefits because children are more open than adults and can truly get the ideas that are taught. A recent student has shown that teenager are experiencing extreme stress. The teachings of mindfulness can help those teenagers.


ClassDojo is a communication platform that allows teachers and parents to communicate. With the application, teachers can send parents messages about their students. Parents also have the ability to be more involved in the academic career of their children.


ClassDojo creates a positive culture between students and schools. Students also have the opportunity to share their work within the application.

The Medical Background of Dr. Jennifer Walden and Experiences with Clients

Dr. Jennifer Walden is officially fellowship-trained in cosmetic surgery besides being certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. In some time back she shifted her work to Austin, Texas from New York to enable her twin boys enjoy the union of their family as they grow up. Dr. Walden presently serves on the Directors’ Board for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery American Society. She is additionally the Vice Commissioner of Communications in the same professional company. Dr. Walden has the merit of serving as media spokesperson in both the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.

With the academic appointment of plastic surgery, Dr. Walden attended to plastic surgery at Lenox Hill Hospitals and Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat while in New York. Presently, she is the owner of Walden Cosmetic Surgery Center whereby she runs her wholly accredited office. Together with her team they are committed to sustaining the greatest standards of patient care and safety. Dr. Walden likewise has privileges at the Seton Hospital, Westlake Medical Center, St. David’s North Austin Medical Center, Central Park Surgery Center, the Seton Hospital and the Hill Country Memorial Hospital within Marble Falls the place she currently runs a satellite cosmetic surgery clinic.

Dr. Walden is a native Texan born and brought up in Austin. She pursued her undergraduate education at the Texas University, Austin whereby she graduated with Honors in Bachelor of Arts in Biology. Then, she proceeded to advance her studies in Medical Doctorate with Highest Honors at the University of Texas Medical Branch as a Salutatorian. Besides, she was elected as the Texas Alpha Chapter of Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society President and during the time she went for an externship at the prestigious Plastic Surgery Associates, Miami. Dr. Walden has several awards which include the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Award for the Best Scientific Exhibit by a Candidate (Vancouver, BC, 2004), The Mavis P. Kelsey Excellence in Medicine Award and Scholarship given by the Kelsey-Seybold Foundation of Houston (1998) and the Janet M. Glasgow Memorial Award and Achievement Citation given by the American Medical Women’s Association (1998).