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Neurodiversity in the Classroom
09 June 2021
Neurodiversity in the Classroom
Neurodiversity has been a trending buzzword over the last year, but what does it really mean?
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Stimulate This Nerve to Strengthen Your Stress Response
19 May 2021
Stimulate This Nerve to Strengthen Your Stress Response
It’s safe to assume that we are all familiar with the sensations of stress. So, how can we catch and reverse that fight or flight response before it becomes too much? Let’s find out.
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Why Brain-Based Movement is Crucial for Classroom Achievement
05 May 2021
Why Brain-Based Movement is Crucial for Classroom Achievement
Growing numbers of children are showing signs of developmental, behavioral and learning difficulties in modern classrooms. This is why brain-based movement is crucial for classroom achievement.
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BrainAhead Named an Emerging Rocket ICT Company
15 April 2021
BrainAhead Named an Emerging Rocket ICT Company
We are thrilled to announce that Brain 1st has been placed on the 2021 Emerging Rocket ICT list by Rocket Builders. Ready to Rocket is a unique business recognition list that profiles technology companies with the greatest potential for revenue growth.
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Must-Read Mindful Books for Children and Adults
12 April 2021
Must-Read Mindful Books for Children and Adults
A great classroom can never have too many books! Here are some of our favourite mindfulness books for both younger and older students, parents and teachers.
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3 Nourishing Ways to Boost Your Brain
24 March 2021
3 Nourishing Ways to Boost Your Brain
A properly nourished brain can work wonders for our ability to concentrate, problem-solve, coordinate, balance, and regulate emotions.
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Epigenetics: How a Child’s Environment Can Change Their Genetic Makeup
24 February 2021
Epigenetics: How a Child’s Environment Can Change Their Genetic Makeup
Your inherited genes are an important part of what makes you, you, but new studies show that your environment and childhood experiences can also shape your genetic makeup.
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Why SEL Should Be a Part of Your Classrooms “New Normal”
03 February 2021
Why SEL Should Be a Part of Your Classrooms “New Normal”
Social emotional learning has been a trending topic throughout the last several years, but now more than ever, it is a key factor to helping children cope with their environment and emotions.
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1 in 5 Children Face Mental Health Challenges. Are Teachers Supported to Manage This?
21 January 2021
1 in 5 Children Face Mental Health Challenges. Are Teachers Supported to Manage This?
Now, more than ever, teachers need resources capable of helping improve the mental, behavioral, and emotional struggles that one in five children face.
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06 January 2021
Meet the Founders
Program co-founders Laura Dieleman and Cally Bailey joined forces in 2019 to create what we now know as the BrainAhead program.
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