Brain Breaks Resources

Purpose of Brain Breaks Well designed Brain Breaks accomplish three purposes: 1) they refresh students, 2) they refocus students for learning and 3) they re-energize students. Every teacher has experience the glazed look from students who basically need a break.  Kids check-out when sitting and listening for a long period of time.  Once kids [...]

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Peaceful Playgrounds on Pinterest

We have a variety of Pinterest Boards that may be of interest to you. Peaceful Playgrounds Videos U.S. Map Stencil Games Games We Played Classroom Games for Indoor Recess Featured Articles by Dr. Bossenmeyer Bullying Fitness Fun Zone Play Nice Newsletter Recess Before Lunch Social Media Physical Education ECE Movement Online Courses Recess Kids Walking [...]

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Brain Breaks: Basic and Supercharged

Purpose of Brain Breaks Well designed Brain Breaks accomplish three purposes: 1) they refresh students, 2) they refocus students for learning and 3) they re-energize students. Every teacher has experience the glazed look from students who basically need a break.  When kids get tired or bored, they tend to check out.  Once kids begin to [...]

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Education Changes Brings Outdoor classroom

  October 2010 Pioneer Press - Elmhurst, IL Computers and the Internet are changing the way many children learn, but one part of the school day that has remained fairly consistent is recess. "We all need fresh air and exercise to rejuvenate us," said Melinda McMahon, principal of Madison School in Hinsdale. Call them "brain [...]

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