Getting Started with the Peace of Mind Curriculum

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You've decided to embark on an experience that will enrich both you and your students' lives. By teaching the Peace of Mind Curriculum, an integrated mindfulness-based social and emotional learning program, you will build a strong foundation for compassion, kindness, and self-regulation in your classroom.

This course will introduce you to the Peace of Mind philosophy, explain how the curricula is organized, and take you through several sample lessons.

The goal for this course is to help you feel confident and prepared to teach Peace of Mind to your students. We hope you will find some personal benefits from this curriculum, too.

By helping our students to recognize and manage their emotions, build healthy relationships and solve conflicts peacefully, we are helping them develop the skills to manage the challenges that will come their way with more ease. Thank you for taking up this transformative work!

Earn 2 hours of professional learning! Course Completion certificate available for download after all lectures have been completed.

Your Instructor

Linda, Jillian, & Cheryl
Linda, Jillian, & Cheryl

Linda Ryden is the creator of the Peace of Mind Program, a cutting-edge combination of mindfulness, conflict resolution, and social-emotional learning. Linda is the author of the Peace of Mind Curriculum Series and is the full-time Peace Teacher at Lafayette Elementary School, a public school in Washington, DC, where she teaches Peace classes to more than 500 children every week.

Jillian Diesner consults on the Early Childhood implementation of Peace of Mind and collaborated with Linda to create the Peace of Mind Core Curriculum for Early Childhood.

Cheryl Cole Dodwell is the Executive Director of Peace of Mind Inc, co-author of the Peace of Mind Core Curriculum for Grades 1 and 2 and the Peace of Mind Core Curriculum for Grades 3-5, and serves as managing editor for the Peace of Mind Curriculum Series and Storybooks. For more about our team, visit

Course Curriculum

  Course Introduction, Philosophy, and Goals
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  Alignment, Community Engagement, and Pacing
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  Feedback and Certificate of Completion
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Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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