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James Butler, M.Ed.

James Butler, M.Ed.

James Butler, M.Ed., has been teaching kindergarten and prekindergarten since 2002. He has a B.S. in education and early childhood from Indiana’s Manchester University and an M.Ed. in curriculum and instruction from Grand Canyon University. He is now the SEL (social-emotional learning) mindfulness specialist for the Austin Independent School District (AISD), working with teachers, staff, administrators, parents, and grades preK–12 students. During the 2016–2017 school year, James helped implement a mindfulness curriculum in all 130 AISD campuses. He lives in Austin, Texas.
James is available to speak on these topics:
  • Mindfulness

BOOKS BY THIS AUTHOR

Coloring Book and Reflections for Social Emotional Learning

$11.99
Reflect and relax with 36 calming, SEL-focused coloring activities for kids.

Libro para colorear y reflexiones para el aprendizaje socioemocional

$11.99
Reflect and relax with 36 calming, SEL-focused coloring activities for kids.

Making Mindfulness Work in Your School

James Butler, M.Ed., shares how he successfully implemented mindfulness practices with students from as young as four to high school seniors, and how he helped an urban school district embrace mindfulness as a means to support social and emotional learning for adults and students alike.

Mindful Classrooms

$32.99
A guide for busy elementary educators on how to easily incorporate mindfulness activities into existing curriculum.

Mindfulness In a Jar®

$9.99
Gentle prompts help kids improve concentration, regulate emotions, and live in the moment.
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