Having Trouble Thinking in This Pandemic? Here’s Why.

Are you having trouble thinking? Is your brain weirdly mushy right now, during this strange Corona Virus Pandemic? In my staff meeting on Tuesday morning, my assistant asked, “Is anyone else feeling like it’s hard to THINK?!” Yes!!! For sure!! And I...

What Makes a Space Calming & Restorative (Part 3 of 4)

Where do you go when you need to recover your energy? What kinds of spaces and environments are the most effective — and which are the least effective — in helping you energize after a draining day? More and more I’m seeing that students need to...

307: 10 Ways to Stay Awake in a Boring Class

School is boring much of the time! So how do you stay awake and engaged when your whole system wants to tune out? Gretchen walks students through more than 10 simple ways to keep yourself going so you can learn what you need to learn. Specifically she discusses: Silly...