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More Energizing Brain Breaks

More Energizing Brain Breaks

November 2019 | 64 pages | Corwin

Keep your students focused and engaged

Do your students’ eyes glaze over when they have been sitting or listening for too long? Do your colleagues yawn during meetings? The remedy for these scenarios is to use brain breaks—quick physical and mental activities that are perfect for transitions and help learners re-focus and refresh. Proven by research to aid in cognition and retention, brain breaks are great for all ages, including adults.

Teachers love David Sladkey’s bestselling Energizing Brain Breaks. In More Energizing Brain Breaks, Scott Miller provides new activities that challenge the mind and get the body moving. With an easy-to-use flipbook format, this resource features:

  • 50 new quick activities from which to pick and choose
  • Plenty of variety, including individual, partner, and group activities
  • Activities suitable for all grade levels, as well as college and adult professional learning

There is no better way than a brain break to help students remain alert, energized, and ready to take on the task of learning!

Part I. Individual Brain Breaks
Chapter 1. Ankle Touch
Chapter 2. Ankle Touch Backwards
Chapter 3. Arm Reach
Chapter 4. Calf Lift
Chapter 5. Crossover
Chapter 6. Elbow to Knee Switch
Chapter 7. Finger Aerobics Lacing
Chapter 8. Finger Aerobics Spock
Chapter 9. I’m OK
Chapter 10. I’m OK, You’re OK
Chapter 11. Itsy Bitsy Spider
Chapter 12. Jump Square
Chapter 13. Paper Toss
Chapter 14. Snap Wink
Chapter 15. Standing Balance
Chapter 16. Waiter/Waitress
Part II. Partner Brain Breaks
Chapter 17. Animal Fist Bump 1
Chapter 18. Animal Fist Bump 2
Chapter 19. Animal Five
Chapter 20. Clocked
Chapter 21. Finger Aerobics
Chapter 22. Fist and Five
Chapter 23. Hand Shake
Chapter 24. Hand Shankle
Chapter 25. Mirror Moves
Chapter 26. More Moves - Rotation
Chapter 27. Quick Math Addition
Chapter 28. Quick Math Multiplication
Chapter 29. Quick Math Negative
Chapter 30. Rock, Paper, Scissors
Chapter 31. Rock, Paper, Scissors Lose
Chapter 32. Rock, Paper, Scissors Doubled
Chapter 33. Say Z and Win
Chapter 34. Slap Letter
Chapter 35. Slap Letter, Say Z, and Win
Chapter 36. Tap Count
Chapter 37. Third Base Coach Letters
Chapter 38. Third Base Coach Addition
Chapter 39. Third Base Coach Multiplication
Chapter 40. This is My Nose
Part III. Group Brain Breaks
Chapter 41. Action Punctuation
Chapter 42. Brain Drain
Chapter 43. Electricity AC
Chapter 44. Electricity DC
Chapter 45. Gotcha Feet
Chapter 46. Hand Jive
Chapter 47. Human Knot
Chapter 48. Line Up #1
Chapter 49. Line Up #2
Chapter 50. Shape It Up
Chapter 51. Re-engagement Strategies

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