Should you take learning breaks with students, even during a sectional rehearsal that lasts only thirty minutes? Research suggests that maybe you should. This article by Youki Terada (Edutopia‘s Editor of Research and Standards) summarizes a number of research studies that seem to conclude that teaching three ten-minute lessons with mini breaks is probably more productive than a solid half hour block. The article gives suggestions for what a good brain break might look like.
Date Published: 20 April 2018