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July 5, 2023

Refocusing Students With Short Breaks

Little bodies need to move! Even as adults, we know how difficult it is to sit in a chair for too long. Use quick brain breaks and a burst of movement to refocus and re-energize your students whenever they need a spark. In this video, you’ll see a few practical actions Mary Dwyer likes to use with her 5th grade students. These strategies work great to infuse a little life into a momentary lull or a challenging task, too!

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How can quick breaks help students get refocused?
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