The Importance of Movement Breaks in the Classroom


Students will discuss the importance of movement breaks in the classroom and learn about activities and strategies that can be used to help children focus, increase their productivity, and reduce their stress. The benefits of movement breaks in the classroom apply not just to those with special needs. Movement breaks have been shown to help increase concentration and have been shown to increase the efficacy of learning in general. Learn how even 5 minute movement breaks can make a tremendous impact on your students behavior and overall attention.

This course is applicable to all educators, guidance counselors/social workers/psychologists, administrators, and any related service providers of all subjects, grades K-12.

45 hours / 3 credits inservice and graduate credits.


Please note: If taking this course for MNU graduate credit, there is a TWO step registration process.

Step 1) Register with OSA by purchasing your Graduate Credit course below.

Step 2) Register with MNU: OSA will email you a registration link within 3 days. Click the link and complete your MNU registration. The seperate fee to MNU will be $270.

$240 (OSA) + $270 (MNU)= $510 per graduate course with MNU.



Rebecca Jamison



(3 Credits / 45 hours)

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