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Angry Students? Try This!
21 April 2022
Angry Students? Try This!
In a classroom setting it is important to help students learn how to deal with feelings of anger and frustration in a healthy way.
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Repetition and the Brain
05 April 2022
Repetition and the Brain
Why do people say the brain is plastic? Read this post to discover how the brain is able to change structurally and functionally.
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Spring Break Reading List
16 March 2022
Spring Break Reading List
Spring Break is the perfect time to let young minds run free! Check out our reading list to help your students get the most out of their time at home.
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Brain Awareness Week 2022
14 March 2022
Brain Awareness Week 2022
In honour of Brain Awareness Week, founded and coordinated by the Dana Foundation, we're sharing exclusive, fun classroom resources!
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Quick & Easy Breathing Exercises for Kids
01 March 2022
Quick & Easy Breathing Exercises for Kids
Breathing exercises are a form of mindfulness for kids and can help them pause and overcome these feelings, not to mention they are quick, easy and free!
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Food-fluence: How Your Food Affects You
17 February 2022
Food-fluence: How Your Food Affects You
We eat food every day, but have you ever wondered how the food you eat affects you? You’ve probably heard that it gives you energy and that is true, but it can also affect your mood, brain and behavior!
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A Closer Look Into the Developmental Foundations Course
01 February 2022
A Closer Look Into the Developmental Foundations Course
The Developmental Foundations 14-week program guides students through specific and slow movements designed to integrate any retained primitive reflexes.
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Understanding the Executive Functions of the Brain
20 January 2022
Understanding the Executive Functions of the Brain
The executive functions of the brain are skills that are essential for academic success!
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Keeping Educators Energized Through Tough Times
04 January 2022
Keeping Educators Energized Through Tough Times
When it comes to handling exhaustion, there are a few strategies that we recommend. If you're an educator, we hope you find these helpful!
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Get Moving This Holiday Season
21 December 2021
Get Moving This Holiday Season
We know that exercise is important for our physical health, but did you know that it also benefits the brain? Here are the benefits of physical activity on the brain!
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