#60 5 Easy Brain Breaks for Your Classroom

Want to help students learn and be more refreshed. Students need breaks too. That is why brain breaks are becoming so popular. Teacher Rob Donatelli @DTown_MrD talks about the Brain Breaks phenomenon and gives teachers five ideas he uses in his classroom for brain brains in his high school class. Take a brain break today! Rob will share five ideas today including the:  Backwards classroom race  60-second pitches  Face off  Smartphone ping pong  Penny catch  Plus, a 40-second pitch to teachers about the reasons they need brain breaks in their classroom.  Have some fun! Take a break! You might need these especially as kids are taking high-intensity tests to help kids refresh and gear back up.  (I am not crazy about the tests but I am crazy about kids and when I feel things getting too intense, I take brain breaks with my students.)  A full transcript of this show and the show notes are available at www.coolcatteacher.com/podcast as well as details on entering this month’s giveaway contests.

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