If you’ve ever been in the middle school classroom you will know that being a middle school teacher is not work for the faint of heart. There is a wide range of students who sit before you, hormones are flying,… Read moreBrain Breaks for Middle School
There are still some people who believe that these silly little brain breaks are simply a waste of time. You can lay out a list of the best brain break ideas, and they still will turn their nose. Theory is… Read moreBest Brain Break Ideas
If you’ve been following our series about brain breaks in the classroom you will know how important we find them to our students. In this day and age, it’s absolutely vital to make sure that we are giving our students… Read moreBrain Breaks for Adults
When people first begin thinking of the concept of Brain Breaks, they often think of children in an elementary school classroom playing some type of silly game. The fact of the matter is brain breaks are effective for anyone at… Read moreBrain Break Games for High School
The question, “Why do Students Need Brain Breaks?” is often accompanied by eye rolls and a general lack of understanding of why this is important. Over the years, the idea of how students were to behave in the classroom was… Read moreWhy do Students Need Brain Breaks?
Though the concept of brain breaks are quite the buzz these days, the question still often remains, “what IS a brain break?”. Truly, this question is not archaic or a shock. The idea of taking brain breaks is not necessarily… Read moreWhat is a Brain Break?
One topic that always comes up when discussing the student-centered model in the classroom is classroom management. A lot of days it is a work in progress, but over time your students really do understand what is expected of them… Read moreStrategies for Getting Student Attention in the Student-Centered Classroom
We are in a weird time in education. Not only are the pressures on the profession at an all-time high, but teachers by nature put their heart and soul into their work 24/7 while the school year is in session… Read moreTeacher Self-Care and How to Reboot Effectively
If you’ve read our post on the noise level of a student-centered classroom, then you are very aware that the volume can be a bit high. There’s NOTHING wrong with that as long as it is because the students are… Read moreListening to Music in the Classroom
Here at Student-Centered World, we are HUGE promoters in flexible seating. The whole idea behind flexible seating is that a student will put forth their best work if they are in a position that they are the most productive. For… Read moreMovement in the Classroom