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From The Blog: 2017

Meet the CEREBELLUM!

I’m the cerebellum—I am small, but I’m also mighty! I make up about 10% of your brain’s weight, but I hold close to 50% of its neurons!

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Meet the Central Nervous System

Hi there, we are neurotransmitters traveling down the fast slopes of the Central Nervous System. Think of us as downhill skiers on the BRAIN POWER team; chemical messengers who zig, zag, and swoosh down the slope of your spinal cord sending messages between your brain and each part of your body.

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Meet the BRAIN: Head Coach of the Brain Power Team!

Hi, I’m the Brain—you may know me from certain activities such as thinking, decision making, and using your five senses! I also manage vital involuntary actions like breathing and keeping a regular heartbeat. I am a like the Head Coach of your body—the actions you take come from my direction and instruction.

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How to spot (and STOP) sources of peer pressure online

It’s not a secret that there is so much to consider about our kids’ online use. The apps, the texts, the bullying–and the online peer pressure. In fact, what I hear the most often from parents is that they feel like social media and the Internet have made parenting a whole lot harder for them! What I think parents like you and me really mean when we say things like this is that we want to make sure that we’re not missing anything with our kids’ online use and doing this feels a bit unmanageable and overwhelming at times. Maybe you can relate!

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Setting Students up for Success

As the year progresses, there are many behaviors that we can highlight to help our students create healthy habits. Setting realistic, attainable goals a great way to keep kids on track and to redirect children who have strayed from the ideal path. Ask your students, “How can you lead a...

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Conversation-starter with Jaime Alvis, school counselor

When I started my time at Responsibility.org, I was working in the traffic safety department and was torn as to how I wanted to continue my career. All I knew was that I wanted to follow the motto: Do what you love, love what you do. From a young age, all...

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We’re Now on Google Drive

We have exciting news! All of Ask, Listen, Learn’s resources from our newest series, “Alcohol and the Developing Brain” are now available to integrate into your Google Classroom. The digital nature of our programming allows us the opportunity to aggregate our resources and create user-friendly experiences for our community. We’re...

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