Date Presented Accepted for AOTA INSPIRE 2021 but unable to be presented due to online event limitations.
Sustaining attention in today’s elementary classrooms is increasingly challenging for elementary-age students. Long sedentary instruction, a demanding curriculum, and reduction in recess time can negatively impact children’s attention. OT practitioners can combat these issues by providing brief and effective student-centered classroom breaks focusing on physical exercise and mindfulness.
Primary Author and Speaker: Jessica Swanson