Students are experiencing more stress then ever before and exhibiting more challenging behaviors in the classroom. These behaviors interfere with planned learning activities, student engagement is reduced and academic progress slows.
What do you do when positive behavior support strategies, sticker charts, and negative consequences are no longer effective?Teachers require strategies and activities that aide students in managing their behaviors and opening their minds to learning. Educating students about their triune brains gives them insight into why they feel certain emotions, how to manage those emotions, and how to engage the “thinking” part of the brain.
Teaching students about their brains and nervous systems is a proven strategy for managing student behavior and increasing academic progress.
Use this rap to teach the parts of the brain as well as the function of each part. The rhythm and rhyme of the activity will facilitate calm in the body and enhance retention of material.
Have fun learning!