POINT 3: Exercise boosts brain power.

wpe4.jpg (40888 bytes)Exercise boosts problem solving, attention, and planning.  Incorporating activities that increase heart rate into your lesson will increase student attentiveness.  Make use of stretch breaks, warm-up activities, etc.  

Exercise increases oxygen flow into the brain...an increase in oxygen is always accompanied by an uptick in mental sharpness. - Dr. John Medina

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Learn more about exercise and the brain at the Brain Rules Web site.

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