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  • Using Physical Work to Calm the Brain
    Resilience and Grit

    Using Physical Work to Calm the Brain

    Mindful attention to the simple act of lifting or moving a heavy object can bring awareness to the body and calm the brain.
  • Moving From the Comfort Zone to the Challenge Zone
    Environmental Education

    Moving From the Comfort Zone to the Challenge Zone

    When we are faced with challenges, our brains are activated to learn new things—so long as a foundation of safety, belonging, and trust is there as well.
  • Black Teachers Share Their Stories
    Diversity

    Black Teachers Share Their Stories

    Though public schools are becoming increasingly diverse, Black teachers remain underrepresented in U.S. schools. In their own words, three Black educators reflect on their successes—and their challenges.
  • Pushing a Wall to Settle the Nervous System
    Resilience and Grit

    Pushing a Wall to Settle the Nervous System

    When a teacher or student feels triggered, focusing on a physical activity like leaning into a wall can help reset the brain.
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