Physical activity for the classroom

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“Short activity breaks during the school day can actually improve students’ concentration skills”   

McNaughten & Gabbard

 

“Short activity breaks during the school day can actually improve students’ concentration skills”

McNaughten & Gabbard

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Enhances Cognitive Performance

Increased oxygen to the brain increases brain function, chemically preparing the mind to retain information

Increases Energy Levels

Breaking up long periods of sitting with short physical activity breaks increases energy levels necessary for concentration

Improves Classroom Behavior

Activity breaks supplies students an outlet to release stress and improved classroom behavior