Students Shouldn’t Earn Brain Breaks

I love brain breaks.  I  don’t love when I hear others saying that their students earned a brain break. Students shouldn’t earn brain breaks.  Hearing someone say that their class earned a brain break just seems backwards to me.  Brain breaks are something that students NEED and should not be skipped if the class didn’t “earn” them.  I’m not saying that students shouldn’t have the opportunity to do them after they’ve worked hard or a job well done.  I’m saying that they should be looked at as a NEED and not as a extra.

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