It seems like a good program, and if the parents and kids are seeing the benefits in the form of better grades and scores then hopefully they keep spreading the word and help other kids.
In other words, it’s a practical, highly effective form of meditation. The Quiet Time Program began in 2005 when David Lynch, film director and Transcendental Meditation practitioner, founded the David Lynch Foundation for Consciousness-Based Education …
Consciousness-based education is not a luxury,” David Lynch says on the foundation’s website. “For our children who are growing up in a stressful, often frightening, crisis-ridden world, it is a necessity.”
Kids are exposed to a high level of stress and anxiety causing events. Meditation techniques can turn down the volume on those issues and promote positive direction and support.