The Activity Works Blog

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Activity Breaks and Student Participation

February 27, 2013

When planning for the 2013 school year, our New York City Implementation Manager observed that in many classrooms, activity breaks serve as an equalizer, bringing students at different levels together in a task at which all can excel. Especially in districts [...]

Can Activity Boost Brains Before Tests?

February 4, 2013

As the science of activity evolves, a strong case can be made for its inclusion in the school day. This isn’t just about healthy bodies, although that’s part of the equation. It’s about healthy minds. A growing body of research is beginning to correlate [...]