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Quick Bursts to Brighten the Winter Blues and Engage Young Brains

Adapted from Brain Boosters for Groups In a Jar®: Brain-enhancing games to get teens moving and connecting by Susan Ragsdale and Ann Saylor As winter drags on, the gray days (or white ones) and cold nights can lead to fidgety … Continue reading

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10 Ways Teachers Can Create a Positive Learning Environment

By Jonathan C. Erwin, M.A., author of The School Climate Solution There is a direct relationship between the kind of learning environment teachers create in their classrooms and student achievement. Here are 10 specific strategies for developing the optimal classroom … Continue reading

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6 Reasons Groups Thrive on Teambuilding Games

By Susan Ragsdale and Ann Saylor, coauthors of Brain Boosters for Groups In a Jar® Looking for a way to build team spirit with a group of teens? Trying to get them off their phones or electronic devices? Want to … Continue reading

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Bonus Brain Boosters: Activities That Didn’t Fit

By Susan Ragsdale and Ann Saylor, coauthors of Brain Boosters for Groups In a Jar® Like many other writers, one particular part of the editing process makes us wince—the deletion of material! Gasp! Horror! Not just any material, mind you, … Continue reading

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