New Zealand, 15 April 2019: Growing rates of anxiety and depression in Kiwi children can be managed through mindfulness, a growing practice that can benefit both teachers and their students.

Mindfulness was the theme of the 2019 Steiner Education Aotearoa New Zealand (SEANZ) Conference, celebrating 100 years of Steiner Education. More than 200 people attended the Conference held April 13-14 in Auckland.

It has been reported that depression is common in children and teenagers: around 1 in 7 young people in New Zealand will experience a major depressive disorder and 1 in 5 will experience a serious mood disorder before the age of 24.

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High-tech vs. no-tech: D.C. area schools take opposite approaches to education By CECILIA KANG The sixth-graders are lighting up the room with their MacBook Airs, flipped open to Google, Wikipedia and YouTube for a physics assignment.
Their classroom is decked out with touch-screen whiteboards, tablets and powerful WiFi connections able to handle a school full …

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