Researcher(s): Brent Keen and Angela Csiki

The focus of our project was to discover how effectively we can mitigate students’ stress over the COVID-19 pandemic using strategies that promoted mindfulness.

Our objective was to measure how successfully we could reduce students’ stress levels using three different strategies related to self-regulation:

  • Students practice self-regulation through daily mindfulness strategies to help reduce stress.
  • Students spend part of their day outdoors. The purposes are twofold: to reduce the possibility of transmitting the COVID-19 virus and to have students work in an environment conducive to reducing stress.
  • Students will be empowered to take some ownership of their classroom routines and school practices to limit the spread of

To share our research with the broadest audience possible, we have created a website that contains video, photos, descriptions of the research, and our results.

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