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Edutopia | How Learning Happens: Activating the Brain With Movement Breaks


Research has shown that short movement breaks help students get focused, improving both skill-building and knowledge retention.



This video is part of Edutopia’s “How Learning Happens” series, which explores teaching practices grounded in the science of learning and human development.

Edutopia developed this series in collaboration with the National Commission on Social, Emotional, and Academic Development, with support from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative; with special thanks to the Science of Learning and Development Initiative, Turnaround for ChildrenLearning Policy InstituteAmerican Institutes for Research, and EducationCounsel.

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