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From The Blog: 2020

Back to School: Finding Your New Normal

We believe, that even though the classroom is new and different, the values that lead to success have not changed. Both adults and kids should practice ways to be adapt to these new situations, be flexible with schedules, discuss ways in which to be resilient when stressors are introduced, and work with intention towards goals, self-care, and balance.

 

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We Hit the Road Virtually

For us, summer usually means hitting the road, attending a variety of conferences, and connecting with our community of educator’s face to face.

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Teaching in a New Normal

This week is Teacher Appreciation Week though it might not feel like it.    After years of running my own blog, an educational consulting business, and freelancing, I had no plans to return to teaching. However, a strange twist of fate landed me back in the classroom this past fall and suddenly I found myself welcoming the challenge of...

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Take a Brain Break with the Hypothalamus

It’s time to take a break with the Hypothalamus! Here is how it works: Read the blog below. Watch the YouTube video. Test your knowledge with a Kahoot quiz. Hi guys! I’m the Hypothalamus, cheerleader for the BRAIN POWER team, and a pretty big deal. I’m the one who gets...

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Take a Brain Break with the Hippocampus

It’s time to take a brain break! Here is how it works: Read the blog below. Watch the video. Test your knowledge with a Kahoot quiz . Hi! I’m the Hippocampus, and I am the Sportscaster for the BRAIN POWER team. Hippocampus is Greek for “seahorse,” which is perfect for...

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Distance Learning from Ask, Listen, Learn and Our Partners

More and more schools across the country are shifting to online learning options to support the efforts to “flatten the curve.” As our world changes, educators and organizations large and small are trying to get educational resources to kids at home; so far the outpouring of support and care has...

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Take a Brain Break with the Central Nervous System

Take a “Brain Break” with the Central Nervous System! Here is how it works: Read the blog below. Watch the YouTube Video. Play the Kahoot quiz to test your knowledge! Hi there, we are neurotransmitters traveling down the fast slopes of the Central Nervous System. Think of us as downhill...

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Take a Brain Break with the Cerebral Cortex

Take a “Brain Break” with your developing Cerebral Cortex. Here is how it works: Read the blog below. Watch the YouTube Video Test your knowledge with a Kahoot quiz Hey there, BRAIN POWER team! I’m the cerebral cortex, or should I say WE are the cerebral cortex! We are made...

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