Try the BREAK strategy for independent seated breaks! Even with growing efforts toward more kinesthetic learning and mindful movement in classrooms, there are still times when sitting for extended periods is required. Think – standardized testing. Young students may be expected to sit for up to 90 minutes for one test section. I’m getting antsy […]
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When we learn about the brain, we move out of shame. A great place to begin instruction around mindfulness and movement is by explaining the brain. We like to use the handy model of the brain to describe the amygdala, hippocampus and prefrontal cortex. The amygdala is referenced by Dr. Dan Siegel as the “downstairs […]
Technology use can take a toll on our eyes. Practicing “Eye Yoga” can help. It’s clear across settings — we’re living in, “The Digital Age.” With iPads, iPhones, Androids, Chromebooks, and desktops (not archaic to us all), there is no shortage of devices from which to choose. People are learning, working, communicating, and entertaining themselves […]
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