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Suzanne Caines

High School English Teacher

Suzanne Caines has been teaching high school English in public school settings in New Jersey for more than 30 years. She grew up on the West Coast, graduated from the University of Oregon and later earned an masters at Montclair State University, where she wrote her graduate thesis on using mindfulness and meditation to improve learning conditions in high school classrooms. She currently resides in New York City with her husband and has 4 grown children.


  • Mindfulness

    How to Introduce Meditation to the High School Classroom

    Setting aside time for reflection and introspection helps students focus.

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