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A Classroom that Moves

Exercise

20 Brain Break Clips: Fight the Fidgeting!

Image Courtesy of VDRG DANSSCHOOL<p>Brain breaks have been all the rage for quite some time now. We’ve learned that regularly incorporating short …

Pop Culture

Classroom Activity Breaks Are NeededNormally March 2nd would pass without notice but this year I am embracing the 109th birthday celebration of Dr. Seuss in my high school classroom. Seuss is ageless and timeless. Many elementary school teachers and children's librarians have embraced Read Across America's promotion of "grab your hat and read with the cat" but high schools tend to lose the connections to childhood things as we focus intently on preparing students for impending adulthood, college or career applications and many meaningful assessments. In our busy efforts to implement more literacy in 6 or 8 course specific areas of content each day teachers hope students will learn more. In the words of Seuss we are thinking "Oh the places they will go" instead of acknowledging how far they have come. High school students need more contact with childhood literacy.

Research continues to show that activity breaks in the classroom can lead to improved focus and performance by our students. As a Physical Educator, …

CPR

CPR -- cardiopulmonary resuscitation -- is a potentially life-saving procedure that can restart a person's heartbeat and breathing. CPR is often used …

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<b>News Articles</b><p><b>We publish a variety of news stories and press releases to keep you informed about Red Cross activities, from the ways we deliver on our</b> …

Red Cross

How To Prepare For Emergencies

About<p>Everyone knows the Red Cross helps people during emergencies. But you may not know that it’s also part of our mission to help you help yourself! …

Red Cross