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St. Patrick’s Day Gross Motor – Clover Hop A fun way to get the kids moving with a St. Patrick's Day theme! I'm using this all of March!

St. Patrick’s Day Gross Motor – Clover Hop

Hooray!  March has finally arrived.  March brings hope that Spring is upon us, especially here in Minnesota.  March means basketball tournaments, shamrock shakes, and St. Patrick’s Day. March also means that we are playing  fun gross motor games with a St. Patrick’s Day theme.  The clover hop is a great way to get kids up and …

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Posture In The Classroom

I’m excited to have teamed up with a fellow educator and share with her readers all about posture in the classroom.  You can read all about it at Minds In Bloom!   photo credit: Marind is waiting for les tambours de la pluie via photopin cc with added cropping and text

Why We Need Brain Breaks and Why They Shouldn’t Be Earned

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 that kids didn’t earn a brain break just seems backwards to me. In fact, that may be the time they needed it the most. Brain breaks are something that students need, and should not be …

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