24 – Mindfulness in Education

Educalme Inc. on Start Podcast

24 – Mindfulness in Education

A Conversation with Kailey Lefko & Josianne Barnabé of Educalme Inc.

This week on Start Podcast, host Margaux Miller interviews Kailey Lefko & Josianne Barnabé, Co-Founders of Educalme Inc. – creators of a series of tools to help teachers bring mindfulness and social-emotional learning into their classrooms through a bilingual online program called Educalme Classroom. Educlame’s two female founders explain the benefits of mindfulness for youth and adults alike, and how finding it changed their own path. They describe the experience of selling to the education market, choosing to create a bilingual resource, and overcoming ‘shiny object syndrome’ in your marketing. If you are curious about exploring mindfulness for your children, yourself, or your classroom, then this episode is for you. Listen to the full episode now on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Play, or your favorite podcast platform. Or jump back to our homepage to listen here: www.startpodcast.ca.   ———     In This Episode, You Will Learn:
  • 0:30 to 4:26     The Story of Educalme Inc.
  • 4:27 to 8:36     Mindfulness for Youth & Teachers
  • 8:37 to 17:55   Marketing / Selling to Educators
  • 17:56 to 20:58 Mental Health Support During Covid-19
  • 20:59 to 23:09 SPEED ROUND
  • 23:17 to 25:44 Shiny Object Syndrome; Learning from Failure
  • 25:45 to 31:24 Using Mindfulness to Overcome Stress and Grow
  • 28:18 to 29:47 Kailey Walks You Through an Easy Mindfulness Exercise for Stress
  • 31:25 to 37:07 Pulling a Salary and Bringing an Idea to Life
  • 37:08 to 39:11 Women’s Enterprise Centre and Other MB Supports
  • 39:12 to 42:10 Business Awards – Are they worth applying for?
  • 42:11 to 44:47 Being Business Women in the Prairies
  • 44:48 to 48:21 The Future of Educalme and Their Recommended Resources
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