Fast Fact: Incorporating movement strategies during the learning process actually increases the number of neural connections in the brain and increase alertness. Wow! Livelier brains in the classroom!
This is the first in a series of Lit Tips centered around the mind/body/learning connection and how to make it happen effectively in your classroom everyday.
Included in each installment will be a Fast Fact and a new Bust a Move strategy.
So here we go...
Bust a Move:
"Brain Breaks" are a fun, time-efficient way to ramp up brain activity. Check out this 2-3 minute brain break you can throw in when you see those eyes begin to glass over. It's called "The Waiter."