Hi there, we are neurotransmitters traveling down the fast slopes of the Central Nervous System. Think of us as downhill skiers on the BRAIN POWER team; chemical messengers who zig, zag, and swoosh down the slope of your spinal cord sending messages between your brain and each part of your body.
Hi, I’m the Brain—you may know me from certain activities such as thinking, decision making, and using your five senses! I also manage vital involuntary actions like breathing and keeping a regular heartbeat. I am a like the Head Coach of your body—the actions you take come from my direction and instruction.
Have you heard the news? Simone Biles is now part of our Ask Listen Learn team! We were pleased to be joined by this gymnastics superstar as we prepare for April, also known as Alcohol Responsibility Month.
It’s not a secret that there is so much to consider about our kids’ online use. The apps, the texts, the bullying–and the online peer pressure. In fact, what I hear the most often from parents is that they feel like social media and the Internet have made parenting a whole lot harder for them! What I think parents like you and me really mean when we say things like this is that we want to make sure that we’re not missing anything with our kids’ online use and doing this feels a bit unmanageable and overwhelming at times. Maybe you can relate!
As the year progresses, there are many behaviors that we can highlight to help our students create healthy habits. Setting realistic, attainable goals a great way to keep kids on track and to redirect children who have strayed from the ideal path. Ask your students, “How can you lead a...