Have you ever thought there is an alternative to punishment when a child messes up? Well, at a school in Baltimore, students detention has been replaced with meditation, only to come up with some overwhelming results. They believe that school is a place where kids will commit nuisances, and that it is the duty of the teacher to rectify that. The teachers of the school have come up with an innovative idea of replacing punishment with meditation as a way to calm down the children and their disruptive behavioural tendencies. So instead of punishing them in the traditional ways, they are sent to a room created in partnership with Holistic Life Foundation, Inc and are given an opportunity to focus, clear their minds and better themselves with the help of an instructor.
These 20 minute sessions already gave important results, and since its introduction not a single kid has been suspended