How Kids Learn Better by Taking Frequent Breaks Throughout the Day

MindShift“What I realized in Finland, with the help of a flustered fifth grader, is that once I started to see a break as a strategy to maximize learning, I stopped feeling guilty about shortening classroom instruction.” Keep reading in MindShift »

What Superintendent Moran has to say: Tim Walker is a United States teacher in Finland who periodically writes about his professional learning and teaching experiences there and the research behind his work. One strategy that has effect size and impact on student learning is students getting frequent breaks and free play throughout the day, beyond just our traditional PE and recess.